First reconciliation and first holy communion

Preparing to receive the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Communion is a minimum two year program:  


Year One (typically but not limited to 1st grade) – Religious Education classes or Catholic School or previous parish or Diocese of Colorado Springs approved program.


Year Two (typically but not limited to 2nd grade) – Religious Education classes, Sacrament Preparation, and celebration of these sacraments.


Families with children entering 2nd – 5th grade in the fall of 2022, who completed Religious Education during the 2020-2021 school year, will register for and participate in Religious Education AND Sacrament Preparation for the 2022-2023 school year to prepare to celebrate First Reconciliation and First Communion in 2022-2023. 


Families with children entering 2nd – 5th grade in the fall of 2021, who did NOT complete Religious Education during the 2020-2021 school year, will register for and participate in RE in 2022-2023, then, register for and participate in Religious Education AND Sacrament Preparation in 2023-2024, to celebrate First Reconciliation and First Communion in 2023-2024.


Sacrament Preparation classes will be at a separate time from, and in addition to, Religious Education classes to allow families to truly engage in this special year without missing out on regular formation.


Registration for 2022-2023 Sacrament Prep Classes is Now Open!

Click here to register today!


For more information about First Reconciliation & First Communion Preparation contact Julie Smith at 720-419-0127.

How to Register


  1. Register your whole family for Religious Education: vbspro.events/p/paxre21-22

  2. You will receive an email with the link to register for Sacrament Preparation in a timely manner after completing RE registration.

  3. Register, pay fee ($55 per child), and turn in a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate to Julie Smith.


For more information on Religious Education/Sacrament Preparation, please contact Julie Smith at 720-419-0127