"This is my body, which will be given for you; do this in memory of me.” And likewise the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which will be shed for you.”
~Luke 22:19b-20
The Eucharist is:
  • eucharist.jpgthe very body which Jesus gave up on the cross and the very blood which Jesus poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins
  • the source and summit of the Christian life
  • the efficacious sign and sublime cause of that communion in the divine life and that unity of the People of God by which the Church is kept in being
  • both a meal and a sacrifice
~Catechism of the Catholic Church, CCC 1324, 1325,1365, 1340

Home, Hospital, or Nursing Home Visit
If you are sick or homebound, contact the Parish Office to make arrangements for communion to be brought to you.

"I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever…For my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in him."
~ John 6:51, 55-56

First Eucharist for Children in 2nd Grade
Preparation for First Eucharist is held during second grade. Successful completion of 1st Grade RE is required. For more information, look under First Holy Communion tab under Religious Education.

First Eucharist for Adults
Are you Catholic? If you are a baptized Catholic and have not received the sacrament of Eucharist, contact the Parish Office for more information on completing this sacrament.
Are you non-Catholic? If you are a non-Catholic and are interested in becoming a member of the Catholic Church, contact the Pastor for more information.


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