For streaming of the Holy Communion Masses, please go to the All Hallows YouTube channel (link below).

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All Hallows YouTube link: Parish All Hallows Five Dock – YouTube

20.10.2021 – Holy Communion update

Dear parents and carers,

Please find the latest information regarding First Holy Communion below.

PARENTS’ INFORMATION EVENING

Date: Thursday, 4th November at 7pm

Venue: In the Church.   

NOTE:  

  • Only one parent is required to attend the Parents’ Information Evening. Children are not required to attend this meeting.
  • A $30 resource fee is payable at this meeting (Please bring the correct amount in cash on the night).  
  • Please pick up your child’s activity book to use during preparation on this night.
  • All other information will be given at the information Night. All your questions regarding the classes and the celebration of First Holy Communion will be answered as well. 
  • If anyone has a child who is gluten intolerant, please make sure to mention it to a member of the Sacramental team when paying the resource fee so that they can make a note of it.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASSES 

Due to COVID restrictions, each Mass is capped at 30 children.  Each family will be allowed to bring 8 people to their selected mass (candidate plus 7 other people – total of 8 people).

  • Saturday 4th December – First Holy Communion Masses at 12pm and 2:30pm.   
  • Sunday 5th December – First Holy Communion Masses at 12pm and 2:30pm.   

LESSONS (PREPARATION)

Lessons commencetheWeek starting 8th November and continue over 4 weeks. The lessons are being held in the Church and should last approximately 1 hour each. One parent and the candidate should attend the preparation lessons.

  • Those who choose the 12pm or 2:30pmSaturday 4th December – First Holy Communion Masses will attend the Monday preparation lessons. 

Mondays at 6:30pm in the Church: 8th Nov, 15th Nov, 22nd Nov & 29th Nov.  

  • Those who choose the 12pm or 2:30pmSunday 5th December – First Holy Communion Masses will attend the Thursday preparation lessons.

Thursdays at 6:30pm in the Church: 11th Nov, 18th Nov, 25th Nov, 2nd Dec.  

BOOKING: 

The preparation and First Holy Communion Mass will be booked together as a package.  For example, if you book the mass at 2:30pm on Saturday, 4th December, you will automatically be placed in the Monday night preparation group.

Bookings for First Holy Communion Masses will open on Monday, 25th October at 7am.  The TryBooking link to book the mass you would like to attend is as follows:  https://www.trybooking.com/BUPWR .  Bookings close on the 7th November so please make sure you have booked before then.

Please book 1 ticket per candidate. 

TryBooking instructions:

  • Click on the above link to take you to “All Hallows’ Parish – Sacrament of First Holy Communion 2021”.
  • Click – Book now.
  • Select the session time you wish to attend.
  • Quantity – 1 – You will need to enter each child individually.
  • Click – Next.
  • Fill in the full name of the candidate.
  • Click – Next.
  • Fill in booking details.
  • Click – Purchase (you will not be charged). There is no need to print ticket.
  • You will receive an email confirming your selected session time.

If you have any questions regarding First Holy Communion, please contact the parish office or ask the Sacramental team at the Parent Information evening.

Regards,

Fr Richard and the Sacramental team.

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Children in Year 3 are invited to receive the Sacrament of First Holy Communion at All Hallows’ Parish.

There will be an initial meeting on Thursday, 4th November at 7pm in the Church to give parents/carers information about the program. This is followed by 4 weeks of preparation, concluding with the candidate having their First Holy Communion on the weekend of the 4th and 5th December.

The Sacrament of First Holy Communion dates for 2021 are:

Thursday, 4th November at 7pm– Parent Information meeting at 7pm in the Church.  A $30 resource fee is payable at this meeting.

Week starting 8th November – Preparation starts and continues over 4 weeks. Sessions should last approximately 1 hour each.

4th DecemberFirst Holy Communion masses at 12pm and 2:30pm. 

5th December – First Holy Communion masses at 12pm and 2:30pm. 

* Please note that dates are subject to change due to any COVID 19 restrictions or lockdowns which may be in effect.