Sacrament of First Holy Communion

Sacrament of First Holy Communion:

  • By 2021, in the Diocese of Manchester, NH, the typical age for the Sacrament of First Communion will be at least 3rd grade or nine years of age.

  • Children preparing to celebrate this sacrament are expected to be part of parish faith formation in first, second and third grade.

  • There will be a Saturday morning retreat attended by the child with a parent/guardian



For additional information about the initiative Restore, Renew, Proclaim the Hope that is Christ go the Diocese of Manchester website