Feb 24-25 at Holy Spirit and St. Joseph's Churches

  • Reminder that the First Eucharist Children should NOT dismiss at the beginning of Mass for the Liturgy of the Word for Children.

  • Following the homily, the children and their family will be called forward to the stairs in front of the altar.

  • Of course, you are welcome to come to a Mass if you aren't signed-up

  • If you are celebrating the ritual at Holy Spirit - PLEASE SEE THE PRIEST OR DEACON BEFORE MASS TO LET THEM KNOW YOU ARE THERE! Thanks!


Our first gathering:

Tuesday, January 23

at 6pm at St. Joseph's Church

Visit the First Eucharist Hub to view:

Videos for the children, PPT and Parents Mtg. video

First Eucharist Hub
All of the most updated information and directions will always be found on the 'hub' page. See you, there!

Our second gathering:

Tuesday, February 20

at 6pm on ZOOM

Zoom link will be sent in a separate email

Holy Sprit Church * 585-585-671-5520

St. Joseph's Church * 585-586-8089


[email protected] - pastor

[email protected] - dir of elementary faith formation

[email protected] - team materials coordinator

[email protected] - team coordinator & dir of worship

[email protected] - team & dir of music

[email protected] - team & liturgical ministry coordinator

Getting Started

Ongoing Suggested To Do List!

All links below are also found on the HUB PAGE

Before the session in Feb.

  • Bookmark and become familiar with the First Eucharist Hub Page.
  • Add the preparation zoom and in person catechesis dates from the hub to your calendar. (link will be sent in email-same link for all sessions)
  • Textbooks and parent/family books will be handed out at our first session.
  • Check the Syllabus & Suggested Reading Schedule link – you can move through this at your own pace
  • Read through the Pew Banner Directions and note the final date to hand it in. Purchase materials for your pew banner. There are kits available online or you can do your own pattern. Early turn-in is appreciated!

February-March 2024

Beginning of April, 2024

Your team is here if you need assistance. Please be in touch.

Nancy Veronesi,

Director of Worship

St. Joseph's Church

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