Families should REGISTER their children in their parish Religious Education Program beginning in 1st grade. Children should continue to attend RE classes to keep learning and growing in their faith…EVEN AFTER RECEIVING 1st COMMUNION.
Sacramental Preparation is a 2 year process beginning in 1st grade or older. Children receive the sacrament of Reconciliation or Confession first followed by Eucharist or Communion during their 2nd year of instruction.
Children that attend Catholic or Christian school should enroll in their parish Sacramental Preparation Program during their 2nd year of school, no younger than 2nd grade.
When parents volunteer as leaders or assistants they learn as much OR MORE than the children they lead.
John 3:16 says that God so loved the world He gave His only begotten Son that whoever believes in Him will never die but have eternal life! Now THAT’S worth knowing AND sharing!