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Sacraments

First Penance and First Holy Eucharist

Children preparing for the Sacraments of First Penance and First Holy Communion are required to attend 1st and 2nd grade classes in Saint Katharine Drexel’s Religious Education program or be enrolled as a student at Saint Joseph School.  Attendance of Sacramental Preparation classes at either Saint Katharine Drexel’s Religious Education program or Saint Joseph School is mandatory.

First Penance is celebrated in December with individual confessions within a communal service.  First Holy Eucharist is celebrated in May.  Students from our parish who attend Saint Joseph School will receive these sacraments with the Religious Education students at Saint Katharine Drexel Church.

First Penance will take place on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

First Holy Eucharist will take place on Saturday, May 5, 2018.

Attendance at parent meetings is an important part of our Sacramental Preparation Program.

 

Confirmation

Students preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation are required to attend 7th and 8th grade classes in either Saint Katharine Drexel’s Religious Education program or be enrolled as a student at Saint Joseph School.

Confirmation dates are determined by the Diocese of Harrisburg.  Students from Saint Katharine Drexel Church who attend Saint Joseph School will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation with the Religious Education students at Saint Katharine Drexel Church.

Confirmation will take place on Monday, May 14, 2018 at Saint Katharine Drexel Church.

Attendance at parent meetings for Confirmation preparation is an important part of our Sacramental Preparation Program.

 

Saint Katharine Drexel