Sacramental Program Dates for 2018

 St Michael’s Parish Church Sacramental Program 2018 Baptism, Reconciliation, First Communion, Confirmation

This information is of vital importance to parents of children who are currently in Grade 2 to Grade 6 who live within St Michael’s Parish, Ashburton.

St Michael’s Parish Ashburton is currently seeking to enrol students for our 2018 Sacramental Programs for Baptism, Reconciliation, First Communion and Confirmation.

 If you have a child over the age of 7 in any grade whom you wish to have baptised they may be eligible to enrol in our Rite of Christian Initiation for Children.

 If you have a child in Grade 3, 4 or 5 next year (2018) they may be eligible to enrol in the Reconciliation and First Communion Program.

 If you have a child in Grade 6 OR higher next year (2018) they may be eligible to enrol in our Confirmation Program.

Children are required to attend between 6 and 10 weekly classes leading up to each of the sacraments. All classes are held at St Michael’s Church on Thursday from 4.00 pm until 5.00 pm.

2018 Dates

Reconciliation classes: Thursday 8 February to Thursday 15 March

Reconciliation Sacrament: Tuesday 20 March at 7.00 pm Thursday 22 March at 7.00 pm

First Communion classes: Thursday 19 April to Thursday 14 June

First Communion Sacrament: Weekend Masses 16/17 & 23/24 June

Confirmation classes: Thursday 9 August to Thursday 20 September (to be confirmed) & Thursday 11 October to Thursday 18 October

Sacrament of Confirmation: Saturday 20 October at 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm

For more information about the sacramental programs and for enrolment forms please log on to St Michael’s Parish website at: www.stmichaelsashburton.org.

ALL ENROLMENT FORMS FOR ALL SACRAMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN FRIDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2018. LATE ENROLMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE PROGRAM HAS BEGUN.