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Sacramental Program

Baptisms, First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmations are held at Immaculate Conception Church.

Please book for Baptisms.

If your child does NOT attend St. Joseph's School please book for First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmations. Children attending St. Joseph's do NOT need to book. Candidates need to be in Year 4 or above. When emailing your booking, please include your email address, phone number, postal address and your child’s name.

Please note the information on this page relates to candidates who are children.

Adult candidates for the sacraments please contact the Parish Pastoral Manager.

Contact

For all enquiries, please contact the Parish Pastoral Manager 

First Reconciliation

First reconciliation

First Reconciliation is available to children attending St. Joseph's Primary School and NO registration is required.​

 

Other children not attending St Joseph's school should register. 

Class details will be advised directly via email to families who have registered.

Candidates need to be in Year 4 or above. More information here

First Eucharist

First Eucharist

First Eucharist is available to children attending St. Joseph's Primary School and NO registration is required.

For other children not attending St Joseph's, instruction classes are arranged after school in the 6 weeks  before the sacrament.

Candidates need to be in Year 4 or above. More information here

Confirmation

Confirmation

Confirmation is available to students attending local schools.

Please contact the Parish office to register your child's name, your email address, phone number and postal address.

Candidates need to be in Year 6 or above. More information here

Adult candidates for the sacraments please contact the Parish Pastoral Manager.

Sacramental Calendar

Sacraments for 2023

We are taking bookings/expressions of interest for sacraments for those students in Year 4 and above who do not attend St Joseph’s Primary School in 2023. 

First Reconciliation 2023

Wednesday 22nd March at 7pm (Catechist group)

More information here

For St. Joseph's students, dates will be advised via school

The 2023 program has been completed - bookings for 2024 will commence late in 2023

First Eucharist 2023

Saturday 17th June at 1pm (Catechist group)

Information and booking here

For St. Joseph's students, details will be advised via school

 

Confirmation 2023

Thursday, 31st August is for St Joseph’s students and Catechists

and Friday, 1st September is for Catechists (Two separate Catechist groups)

Information and booking here

For St. Joseph's students, details will be advised via school


Children currently attending St Joseph’s school do NOT need to register.

Importance of Sacraments

A special video reflection on the importance of the parish/school connection and the relevance of this relationship in living the sacraments within the Hawthorn Catholic community - view here 

St Joseph's Hawthorn School vision:
St. Joseph’s School aspires to live the values of Jesus within a welcoming Catholic community that celebrates and integrates faith, life, learning and culture, empowering our students to live together harmoniously in an ever-changing world.  

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