Parents enroll their child for a Sacrament Prep Program at Registration.

2nd Grade or older Children enroll in a program which begins in January to prepare for 1st Reconciliation (Confession) and 1st Communion.

8th Grade- Children enroll in a program which begins in the spring of 8th grade and ends with Confirmation in the fall of 9th grade. 

All children must also be enrolled in a Religious Education Class either at our parish or at their Catholic school.

  • All children preparing for the following sacraments must provide a copy of their Baptism Certificate to the parish office for recording purposes.​

Schedule (TBD) for children who will enroll in the prep program for school year 2023-2024

  • All children preparing for First Communion must first prepare for First Reconciliation.
  • All First communion children who register, whether fall, spring or home study will prepare together and receive sacraments in Spring.
  • ​All dates are subject to change.
  • Timeline will be emailed to all parents in December.

2023-2024 First Reconciliation (Confession) Prep Program

You and your child will work together on the materials for Reconciliation (exact dates will be emailed in November)

  • Reconciliation Workshop and Worksheet (January 2024)
  • First Reconciliation Worksheet due to Michelle (January 2024)
  • First Reconciliation at St. John Vianney. (January or February 2024) (Parents sign up their child for a time slot). 
  • Parents pick up First Communion materials @ reconciliation.

2023-2024 First Communion Prep Program

  • First Communion Worksheet #1 due to Michelle
  • First Communion Workshop (March 4th 2024 mandatory)
  • Rehearsal for Communion. (mandatory)
  • Michelle will email all parents information about rehearsals and First Communion Masses. 
  • A link to sign up for a Communion Mass will be sent out January 2024.

2023 Confirmation

Prep Program for the 2022-2023 school year

  • April 15th (9am-noon) or April 16th (noon-3pm)– Mandatory NET Retreat for students.  Students receive Red Confirmation Journal
  • June / July – Students and their Sponsors complete Red Confirmation Journal
  • August – Red Confirmation Journal due.  Students meet with a member of our Religious Education Team to discuss their experience (Dates and Times TBD)
  • October/November –Mandatory Rehearsal & Confirmation Masses at St. John Vianney (Dates and Times TBD by Bishop)

For more information about classes, email Michelle Kustarz at