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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 Faith Formation program or be enrolled as a student at Saint Joseph School.  Attendance of Sacramental Preparation classes at either Saint Katharine Drexel’s Faith Formation program or Saint Joseph School is mandatory.  Students from our parish who attend Saint Joseph School will receive these sacraments with the Fairh Formation students at Saint Katharine Drexel Church.

First Penance is Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 10 a.m.

First Holy Eucharist is Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 11 a.m.

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

Other important dates:

  • First Penance Retreat on Saturday March 7, 2020 at 10 a.m.
  • First Holy Communion Retreat on Saturday May 9, 2020 at 10 a.m.
  • First Holy Communion Practice on Sunday June 7, 2020 at 12:15 p.m.

Confirmation

Students preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation are required to attend 7th and 8th grade classes in either Saint Katharine Drexel’s Faith Formation 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 Faith Formation students at Saint Katharine Drexel Church.

Confirmation is Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 7 p.m.

Attendance at parent meetings for Confirmation preparation

is an important part of our Sacramental Preparation Program.

Other important dates:

  • Confirmation Retreat on Saturday February 8, 2020, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Confirmation Practice on Sunday March 8, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

 

Saint Katharine Drexel