First Reconciliation & First Communion
Two years of sacramental preparation (usually beginning in first grade) are required for First Reconciliation and First Communion. These Sacraments are typically celebrated in second grade. however, Your child must have attended a First year Prep class before he/she will be allowed to enroll in Second year prep. If your child has not attended another Catholic Church/School Program during gr. 1, then he or she will have to be enrolled in the First year prep class while preparing for sacraments at St. Fabian.
Sacramental preparation for Confirmation is a three-year process typically beginning in the ninth grade. The Sacrament of Confirmation for most students is celebrated in the eleventh grade. however, Your child must have attended Gr. 9 (year 1) and gr. 10 (year 2) prep classes to be enrolled in the gr. 11 (year 3) final year of prep. If your child has not attended another Catholic Church/School for 9th and 10th Grade Prep Classes then he or she will need to enroll in the gr. 9 (year 1) class