Ministries for Children

Children's Liturgy 


Children’s Liturgy, celebrated on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at the 11:00 am Mass, is a parallel celebration to the Liturgy of the Word portion of the Mass, geared for children ages 3 and up.  Children leave after the gathering rite to go to their own sacred space in the parish center next door.   They return to the assembly to celebrate Eucharist with their families.  


For more details, contact Leanne H at the parish religious education office through email or by calling  250-762-3910 ext. 4.  


First Holy Communion 


To ensure a proper understanding and formation for the sacraments, children complete years 1 and 2 of religious education (through Catholic school or parish) to prepare for First Communion.

Parent Registration Meeting

·         Wednesday, November 6, 2019   7:00 – 8:15 pm  ICC Parish Center

·         Please bring registration form and copy of baptism certificate

·         Only one parent needs to attend (kids have the night off!)




Confirmation candidates prepare to be Confirmed by completing the religious education program for years 1 to 7 (either through a parish or Catholic school).

Sacrament of Confirmation Parent & Candidate Registration Meeting

·         Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019   7:00 – 8:00 pm  ICC Parish Center

·         Please bring registration form and copy of baptism certificate

·         Only one parent needs to accompany your child

PREP (Religious Education for Grades 1 - 7)


Welcome to Immaculate Conception’s Parish Religious Education Program (PREP)!


2019/20 classes for children in grade 1 to 7 run 4:30 to 5:45 pm on Tuesdays from September 17 to May 12 in the Parish Center (next door to the church).  Special events such as the Christmas pageant, Shrove Tuesday pancake supper and year end retreat may run slightly longer.


Early bird registration discount deadline Sept. 7.  Completed forms can be dropped into the Sunday collection in an envelope marked PREP or dropped into the Parish Center mailbox (to the left of the main doors).  

For more details, contact David Ziebart by email or by calling the office at  250-762-3910 ext. 3.

His Excellency Gregory Bittman
Bishop of Nelson
REV. Cerlouie Jimenez
Parish Priest