First Holy Communion

Dates and Information for 2017

April 29, 9 am

May 6, 9 am


 

 

Day of First Communion               

            Boys should wear white shirt with a white tie, dress pants and shoes – A white suit is not required.

We have a closet filled with gently used dresses, veils, shoes for the girls and we have some white suits and shoes for the boy.  You are welcome to “borrow” anything you need and we ask that you return it clean and ready to be used again.


First Communion Music

As part of their First Communion the children will sing this special song called, "Jesus Is Here with Us Now" by Carey Landry. Click on the player below to listen to the song. Try Having your child sing along with it so that they will feel more secure and confident when they sing it at church. The words are reprinted below.

Jesus Is Here with Us Now
by Carey Landry

Verses 1 and 2
Leader: In this holy bread,
All: In this holy bread,
Leader: In this sacred cup,
All: In this sacred cup,
Jesus is here with us now.

Leader: As we take and eat,
All: As we take and eat,
Leader: As we take and drink,
All: As we take and drink,
Jesus is here with us now.

Refrain
Alleluia, alleluia, let us rejoice and be glad.
Alleluia, alleluia, let us rejoice and be glad.

Verses 3 and 4
Leader: As we hear God's word,
All: As we hear God's word,
Leader: As we share God's peace,
All: As we share God's peace,
Jesus is here with us now.

Leader: As we sing with joy,
All: As we sing with joy,
Leader: As we pray as one,
All: As we pray as one,
Jesus is here with us now.

Refrain
Alleluia, alleluia, let us rejoice and be glad.
Alleluia, alleluia, let us rejoice and be glad.

© 1999, Carey Landry. Published by OCP Publications, 5536 NE Hassalo, Portland, OR 97213. All rights reserved.