Preparation for the Sacrament of First Reconciliation & Eucharist is an entire family affair, involving parents and children. Contact Maureen Lilly, Elementary Faith Formation Coordinator at 678-854-9989.
First Reconciliation & Eucharist preparation
Preparation is offered to children age 7 and older. At the direction of the Archbishop, the following guidelines for First Eucharist preparation are necessary. These guidelines will help ensure thorough and appropriate preparation of your children for these Sacraments.
- Child must be baptized Catholic (certificate on file in Faith Formation office).
- Child must be registered in St Mary Magdalene parish.
- Child must be registered in regular Faith Formation sessions (Families Forming Disciples or Finding God) or attending a parochial school program.
- Child must have been enrolled in a parish Faith Formation program or parochial school program for at least one year prior to the current year.
In addition to their regular faith formation sessions, there is one special retreat on a Saturday morning prior to First Reconciliation. Families will gather twice on Saturday mornings prior to First Eucharist.