Sacramental Program 2019

St Padre Pio – Sacramental Programs for School Aged Children

At St Padre Pio Parish, sacramental programs for school aged children are held in the following sequence each year:

  • Term 1: First Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation (for children in Year 3 and older) – Information letters and enrolment forms are available from mid-October the previous year. Forms will be due in early February.
  • Term 2: Sacrament of Confirmation (for children in Year 5 and older who have received the Sacrament of the First Holy Eucharist)
  • Term 3: Sacrament of the First Holy Eucharist (for children in Year 4 and older who have received the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation)

First Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation 2019

7th February – enrolment forms due 
19th February, 7pm – Parent Evening Session 
23rd and 24th February – Presentation Ceremonies at Mass 
26th and 28th February – Workshop Session 1: Remembering Baptism (church) 
Workshop Sessions 2-4 will run from 5th March on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4.15pm or 7pm at the Bethany Catholic Primary School class rooms. 

Tuesday 26th March 2019, 6.30pm – Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation
(The group of your child will receive a time slot) 

First Sacrament of Penance & Reconciliation Letter and Enrolment Form


Confirmation 2019 (children in Year 5 and above)

9th April – enrolment forms due 
7th May, 7pm Parent Evening Session 
11th and 12th May Presentation Ceremonies at Mass
The Workshop Sessions will begin on 14thMay. They will be held at the Bethany Primary School class rooms on two weekdays at 4.15pm or 7pm.
Practices for the ceremonies will take place on Tuesdays 11th, 18thor 25thJune at 7pm in the church.

The Confirmation Ceremonies will be held during Mass in the second half of June. The dates will be announced. 


First Holy Eucharist 2019 (children in Year 4 and above)

25th June – enrolment forms due 
23rd July, 7pm Parent Evening Session 
27th and 28th July Presentation Ceremonies at Mass, followed by Workshop Sessions for 4 weeks. 

First Holy Eucharist – 25th August 2019, 12pm & 1st September 2019, 12pm