First Penance & First Eucharist

St. Paul’s Sacraments 2022-2023

The sacraments of 1st Reconciliation (Penance/Confession) & 1st Eucharist (Communion) are typically prepared for and received when a child is in 2nd grade being at least 7 years of age, which is considered the age of reason by the Diocese of Rochester.

Each sacrament will have a workbook for the candidate to complete with their parents as well as a workshop to participate in with a parent or adult.

1st Reconciliation will be prepared for and received during Lent 2023.

1st Eucharist will be prepared for and received after Reconciliation.

Registration is required now for material preparation.  A parent information meeting will be in January.  Please click the pink button below to see the calendar for important dates.

2022-2023 Sacramental Prep Calendar

It is the expectation that all Sacraments candidates continue to receive Religious Education. Please visit the School of Religion (SOR) page under the Faith Formation tab above for more information.

Please note that a copy of the Baptismal Certificate will be needed if NOT Baptized at St. Paul’s

Feel free to contact Helen with questions or concerns at helen.stirpe@dor.org or 585-671-2110

Registration and payment

To register online, simply fill out the form below. Or click the green "Sacrament Registration" button for a form you can print, fill out at home and mail in with a check payable to St. Paul's Church (please add "Sacraments" in memo line), 783 Hard Road, 14580.

Sacrament Registration Form

Click the blue "make payment" button below to pay online.

    Are you registered at St. Paul's as a parishioner*?

    Candidate's Baptismal Name*:

    Church of Baptism*:

    Age*:

    Grade*:

    Address*:

    Home Phone:

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    Parent Email Address*:

    Is your child currently enrolled in a Faith Formation Program*?

    Diocesan guidelines require all sacramental candidates to be actively involved in a faith formation (SOR) program separate from Sacrament Preparation.

    Sacraments Requested:
    First Penance & First Eucharist - $70

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    St. Paul’s Sacraments 2021-2022

    The Sacraments of 1st Penance (Reconciliations or Confession) & 1st Eucharist (Holy Communion) are typically made when a child is in 2nd grade (at least 7 years of age, which is considered the age of reason in the Diocese of Rochester).

    1st Penance will be completed and received in Lent 2022 and 1st Eucharist during May 2022.

    It is the expectation that all Sacrament Candidates continue to receive Religious Education. Please visit the School of Religion (SOR) page (under Faith Formation tab above) for more information.

    There is a book for each Sacrament to study with parents and to be completed before receiving the Sacrament.

    Feel free to contact Helen with questions or concerns at helen.stirpe@dor.org or 585-671-2110