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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.  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, March 28, 2020 at 10 am.

First Holy Eucharist will take place on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 11 am.

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

Other important dates include:

  • First Penance Retreat on Saturday March 7, 2020 at 10 am
  • First Holy Communion Retreat on Saturday May 9, 2020 at 10 am
  • First Holy Communion Practice on Sunday June 7, 2020 at 12:15 pm

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 Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 7 pm.

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

Other important dates include:

  • Confirmation Retreat on Saturday February 8, 2020 at 9 am to 5:30 pm
  • Confirmation Practice on Sunday March 15, 2020 at 12:15 pm

 

Saint Katharine Drexel