Requirements for Reconciliation
Reconciliation is offered to children who have reached the age of reason (7) and are in the second (2nd) grade.
They must complete one full year of religious education and be enrolled in the second year to apply for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
They must attend class faithfully.
They must attend Mass regularly with their family. If they are out of town, they must bring back a signed bulletin stating that they have attended Mass.
They must know the main prayers of the Rosary:
- Hail Mary
- Our Father
- Glory Be
- Morning Offering
They should be working on the remaining prayers of the Rosary:
- The Apostle's Creed
- Hail, Holy Queen
- The Act of Contrition
They must understand the four (4) steps of Penance.