Sacramental Program 2021

2021 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: Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation (usually celebrated for children in Year 3 and older who have received the Sacrament of Baptism)

Term 2/3: Sacrament of Confirmation (usually celebrated for children and youth in Year 5 and older who have received the Sacrament of the First Holy Eucharist)

Term 3/4: Sacrament of the First Holy Eucharist (usually celebrated for children in Year 4 and older who have received the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation)



All Enrolments must be received by the Parish Office no later than 5 February 2021. 

Below is the timetable for this Sacramental Program: 

 *Enrolment Form Due: 

Friday, 5 February, Parish Office only (Office hours Tues to Fri 8.30am – 1.30pm) 

 *Parent Evening Compulsory Session: 

Tuesday, 9 February, in St Padre Pio Church at 7pm. (Not necessary to bring Candidate.) 

 *Presentation Ceremony Masses (- Workbooks will be given to the Candidates): 

Saturday, 13 February at 5.30pm 

Sunday, 14 February at 10am 

 *FOUR Formation Workshops will be held in Bethany Primary School on Wednesdays from 4.30pm – 5.30pm only.  Workshops will be facilitated by Fr Suresh and assisted by Bethany Primary teachers.  Workshop dates below: 

 Workshop I – 24 February 

Workshop II – 03 March

Workshop III – 10 March  

Workshop IV – 17 March 

Please be aware that the Candidate MUST complete all the Formation Workshops to receive the Sacrament. 

*Ceremony for Penance and Reconciliation: 

 Tuesday 23 March at 7.00pm, held in our Parish Church, St Padre Pio. 

Please download the PARENT INFORMATION LETTER here and the ENROLMENT FORM here


Please contact the parish office for more information (02) 4789 2232 or

St. Padre Pio Parish, Glenmore Park, 34-38 William Howell Drive (PO Box 8037)