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

·         Thursday, November 12, 2020   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

·         Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020   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

2020-21 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 this year:
 

Family Faith Nights
For children in Years 1-7, 4:45 to 5:45 pm 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from Oct. 20 to May 18.  Whole group (limited to 50 people) will gather in the hall (no grade level classes due to physical distancing requirements).  Family friendly presentations and activities. Families will then be given a ready-to-go take home activity to do on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. One parent must attend with child(ren).
 

1st Communion and Confirmation Classes
For children in grade 2 and grade 7,  these student only in-class sessions will run 4:45 to 5:45 pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month Oct. 27 to May 11.  Limited space due to physical distancing requirements.
 

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

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