Sacramental Programme

Nov 29, 2023

Term 2 & 3, 2024: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Richmond

Dates have now been confirmed for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Confirmation as part of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Sacramental Programme for 2024. This begins a two-year cycle, for which First Holy Communion will follow in early 2025. Dates and times are as follows:

First Reconciliation:

  1. Preparation Sessions: 

Dates: Sunday 5th May, 12th May, 26th May, 9th June.

Time: 9.30 – 11 am each Sunday with morning tea to follow.

        2. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will take place on Sunday 9th June at 2 pm followed by afternoon tea.


  1. Preparation Sessions: 

Dates: 4th August, 11th August, 18th August, 25th August. A practice may be required at 5 pm on Thurs 5th Sept.

Time: 9.30 – 11 am each Sunday with morning tea to follow.

      2. The Sacrament of Confirmation will take place on Saturday 7th September at 5 pm, with Archbishop Paul presiding. A light supper will follow.

Please note that Baptism is a prerequisite for the above sacraments and children must be 7-8 years or older. Parent sessions are held in conjunction with the childrens’ programme and parents are required to attend. They do not need to be regular church attendees.

Registration for these programmes will be called for in 2024, after school starts. Notices will be in the schools’ and parish newsletters. If you have any questions or would like more information about the above programme, please do not hesitate to contact Markelle Ward or Mary Healey

‘The grace of the Sacraments nourishes in us a strong and joyful faith, 

a faith that knows how to stand in wonder before the “marvels” of God’ (Pope Francis)



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