First Holy Communion

Saint George Parish offers preparation for First Holy Communion to 3rd-grade students through our Faith Formation Program. First Holy Communion will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2022. The retreat and practice will be held on April 23, 2022 time TBD.

Please see information below regarding participation requirements.

  1. Children who are parish members but do not attend Catholic School are required to participate in Faith Formation classes during the year and attend the Retreat and Practice in order to receive the sacrament of First Holy Communion. FULL SCHEDULE OF CLASSES.
  2. Children who are parish members and attend Catholic Schools are invited to participate in Faith Formation classes but are not required to as they will be receiving instruction at school. Attendance at the Retreat and Practice is required.
  3. Home schooled children are invited to attend Faith Formation classes or parents can contact Mike Palmer, Director of Religious Education, to discuss curriculum options. Contact information below. Attendance at the Retreat and Practice is required.

Children of families who are not Saint George Parishioners but who attend Saint George School are required to receive First Holy Communion at their home parish. Questions about this requirement can be directed to Mike Palmer, Director of Religious Education. Contact information below.

Please fill out the Faith Formation Registration Form regardless of your status so that we have your information. We will follow up with families to confirm receipt of registration.

Please contact Mike Palmer, Director of Religious Education at 814-860-6327 or at mkpalm@yahoo.com with questions or concerns.