Sacrament of Penance
What your child should know for First Penance:
- Memorize the 10 Commandments in order
- Memorize an act of contrition
- Memorize the Our Father, Hail Mary, and Glory Be
- Know the 5 steps to a good confession
- Complete pages 1-92 in Spirit of Truth textbook and turn in weekly assignments
- Attend the parish First Penance Retreat
- Successfully pass Confession Quiz with a score of 80% or higher
- Be familiar with Confessional Procedure
Due Dates for First Penance 2020-2021:
- Register with the Religious Education Office.
- Attend First Communion Parent Meeting: 9/28/20 7pm
- Turn in a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate, the First Communion
- Data Form & Letter of Intent to the Faith Formation office (not teacher) ASAP
- Complete the parent/student Spirit of Truth pages 1-92 by 2/1/21. Turn in assignments monthly using the family file folder system in Ministry Closet
- Assist your child in preparing for quizzes/tests and in committing the basic Catholic prayers to heart.
- Complete the monthly quizzes
- Commit the basic Catholic prayers to memory.
- Complete the parent/student Spirit of Truth pages 1-92 by 2/1/21
- Attend the First Penance Retreat on 2/27/21 or 3/6/21 9am-11:30am
- Pass the Confession quiz by 3/6/21
- Receive the Sacrament of Penance (Confession) on 3/16 or 3/20 10am