Sacramental Preparation 2017-2018


Baptised Catholic children who are in Year 4 are prepared for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and First Eucharist.

Preparation for these sacraments is delivered by our parish catechists and follows the Archdiocesan 'With you Always' Programme.

Preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation takes place during the Autumn term with Reconciliation taking place during Advent.

Preparation for Eucharist take place during the Spring and Summer term with the Celebration of these Sacraments taking place in June.

Please contact our Parish Priest Fr John McLoughlin for more information on 01925 632849


Parish catechists are Ellen McFadden, Jane Hardman and Maria McGarry.

Watch the DVD With You Always explaining the changes in the Sacraments of Initiation.  The film follows one family's journey through Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.

Preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation takes place at St Stephen's church on Saturday 7th November 2015 at 10.00a.m. until 2.00p.m. The session is repeated on Saturday 14th November at St Bridget's, if you cannot make St Stephen's. Parents must stay with their children. Refreshments will be available but please bring your own packed lunch.