Resurrection Parish Religious Education Program PREP

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First Holy Communion Dates for 2023


Saturday, May 6th at 12:00 pm Resurrection School

Saturday, May 13th at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm

Group A: 12pm on Saturday, May 6th

Group B: 10am on Saturday, May 13th

Group C: 12pm on Saturday, May 13th


Dress Code:

GIRLS:  White dress; veil or headband; shoes (no gloves or handheld flowers during Mass).


BOYS:  Navy blazer and khaki (tan) trousers or dark suit, light blue dress shirt, *white tie, black or brown shoes (no sneakers). Note: Resurrection School students wear white pants.

*From March, white ties will be available for purchase from PREP at the parent meetings, or at the front lobby desk during PREP sessions on Sunday morning and Tuesday & Wednesday afternoons ($5.00).


SEATING:  For PREP ONLY- seating is self-selected; please arrive early and bring your child to the main Church. Hang your child's banner at the end of your pew and seat your child closest to the center aisle (you and your familiy will sit with your child). One pew only per family please (pews typically hold up to 8-10 people), if you have twins you are allowed two pews if you choose. Additional seating for guests is available on the far left and far right of the church towards the front. Thank you in advance for adhering to our seating arrangements.

Resurretion School famlies please follow the instructions given by the school with regard to seating, arrival time and procedures.


First Communion Retreats for 2022/2023


All second grade First Communion candidates are given the opportunity to attend a retreat before receiving the Sacrament of First Holy Communion.

Three retreats will take place on Saturdays (dates and times are below) with our Pastoral Associate, Megan Rodriguez. Parents should drop off and pick up their children at the RES Middle School. 

Students should remember to bring a pencil. 

First Communion candidates will be assigned a retreat date.  The retreat dates for 2022/2023 are as follows:

  • Saturday, March 4, 2023 9-11AM
  • Saturday, March 4, 2023 1-3PM
  • Saturday, April 16, 2023 1-3PM