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First Reconciliation and First Communion

 

Registration for the 2022/2023 year is now open.  Click here to register.

For updates throughout the year, we encourage parents to listen for announcements at Mass and use the MyParishApp to view announcements in the bulletin 

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The Sacraments of Initiation are significant milestones in the faith journey of our young parishioners.  The preparation for initiation is the shared responsibility of parents, the local Catholic school, and the parish community.  This year we are making every effort to prepare our young parishioners for the sacraments in-person. With COVID restrictions limiting our numbers, we can only accept Sacramental Preparation registrations from parishioners and families that meet the following conditions: 

1) Live within the parish boundary and be registered parishioners of OLS Church or have registered with the parish prior to September 1st, 2021.

2) Regularly attending Sunday Mass in person (or virtually on our YouTube channel due to COVID-19 and supporting the good works of the parish.

3) Parents and children agree to be active participants in the program.

Please note: Sacraments are parish celebrations, not school events.  Registration at OLS School or a family history of sacraments received at OLS Church do not constitute parish registration.

If you live outside the parish boundary, we encourage you to contact the parish nearerst your home or the parish you regularly attend for information on sacramental preparation.  You are welcome to register and join our waitlist. We advise you that space is limited and there is no guarantee a spot will come up. 

Parish Boundaries:

North: South of Poplar Heights Drive (at Islington) east along Silver Creek to Humber River

East: Humber River

South: West on Glenaden Avenue East, south on Prince Edward Drive South, Reid Manor, south on Royal York Road, Norseman Street

West: Islington Avenue

If you need any additional information, email gabriella@sorrows.ca.

A communication will be sent out regarding collection of registration fee ($50 per child), submission of your child's Certificate of Catholic Baptism, distribution of First Communion resources and First Communion preparation schedule.

Religious Education Program

Available for Catholic students, grades 1-7 inclusive, not currently attending a Catholic school.  The religious education program follows the curriculum set by the TCDSB.  Attendance is mandatory for the children who wish to receive their sacraments at OLS Church. For information regarding the Religious Education program, click here.