Ministries for Children

Children's Liturgy ~ Temporarily Suspended due to Covid

 

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.  

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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, October 27, 2021   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!)

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Confirmation

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, November 24, 2021   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

2021-22 PREP (Religious Education for Grades 1 - 7)


For the safety of participants and volunteers, the parish religious education program will be using a hybrid model again this year:
 

1st Communion and Confirmation

For children in public schools wishing to prepare for First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion (grade 2) and for those wishing to prepare for the sacrament of Confirmation (grade 7), classes will be held at the Parish Center on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 4:45 to 5:45 pm from Oct. 19 to May 17.  Students also attend the parent and child sessions below on the opposite weeks.

 

Grades 2 to 7

For children in public schools in grades 2 to 7 (including 1st Reconciliation/1st Communion and Confirmation students), sessions will be in a parent and child format (‘Family Faith Nights’) on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month 4:45 to 5:45 pm from Oct. 12 to May 10.  One parent must attend with child(ren).

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

Registration deadline September 21.

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