Reminder of Faith Formation Requirements
for Sacramental Preparation

As your child draws near to receiving either their First Reconciliation and Holy Communion or Confirmation, further formation is required. Please note the requirement below.

1st Reconciliation and First Holy Communion
  • First Communion is most commonly received in the 2nd grade. All students wishing to receive 1st Reconciliation and Holy Communion at St. Ann’s are required to complete 2 years of religious education, through parish based Faith Formation, Catholic school, or at home.
    • All 1st grade students must receive religious education during their 1st grade year, if wishing to make their 1st Reconciliation and Holy Communion in 2nd grade. This may be completed through parish based Faith Formation, Catholic school, or at home.
    • All 2nd grade students are required to receive religious education, through parish based Faith Formation, Catholic school, or at home, attend two mandatory day retreats, and a parent is required to attend a parent meeting with Fr. Reid and Sr. Mary Elizabeth in the fall. Date TBA.
  • If a child completes his/her religious education at home, an interview with Fr. Reid or Sr. Mary Elizabeth needs to be done before reception of each of the Sacraments.
Confirmation
  • Confirmation is typically received in the 8th grade. All students that will be Confirmed at St. Ann’s will require 2 years of religious education, through parish based Faith Formation, Catholic school, or at home.
    • All 7th grade students must receive religious education during their 7th grade year, if wishing to receive Confirmation in 8th grade. This may be completed through parish based Faith Formation, Catholic school, or at home.
    • All 8th grade students must receive religious education, through parish based Faith Formation, Catholic school, or at home, attend St. Ann Confirmation Workshops, attend a mandatory day retreat, and a parent must attend the parent meeting with Fr. Reid and Sr. Mary Elizabeth. Date TBA.
The first day of Faith Formation for 2019-2020 will be in September. The Faith Formation and Confirmation Workshop schedules will be announced over the summer. Families will be notified. Registration can be completed on the parish website, at the parish office, or on the first day of class. However, it would be helpful to the St. Ann staff if you return your registration as soon as possible.

Please contact Sr. Mary Elizabeth or Mrs. Brittney Hren with any questions.
Sister Mary Elizabeth
sistermaryelizabethdvm@gmail.com
704-523-4641
Mrs. Brittney Hren
brittneyhren@gmail.com
704-523-4641
www.stanncharlotte.org