Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 12:15 PM
May God continue to bless the Incarnation Parish Family and all of your families with health and happiness in 2021.

Catholic School Connection & Sacrament Information

IMPORTANT SACRAMENT INFORMATION - PREP '20-'21 ACADEMIC YEAR

Please scroll down to read all updated information!

FALL 2020 NOTICE: Due to Covid-19 limitations, we're still in the process of scheduling and organizing retreats, rehearsals, and other activities for those receiving sacraments this academic year. Once this information is available, we will post it on this website and send it to all families via Flocknote. Thank you for your patience. Please also check this page regularly for updates.

NOTE: For updated information about earning Confirmation service hours during covid, please visit our webpage here

PREP is dedicated to serving all our students, including those attending (or who have attended) PREP and those currently attending Catholic School. The following resources are presented to assist all PREP students and families as they prepare to receive their Sacraments during the 2020-21 academic year.

  • Sacramental Fees - Catholic Schools (PREP students pay this as part of their tuition.)
    • Please contact the PREP Office before paying fees to learn what's available for your child.
    • There is a $35 fee required for all grades 2, 7, and 8. To pay this fee online, click here.
  • Confirmation Information
    • Forms and documents for Confirmation can be downloaded here
      • Important Dates - please be sure to review updates and check back here frequently
        • Retreat
          • The 8th grade retreat for Confirmation will be virtual this year and hosted by Net Ministries. Information for downloading the necessary software will be available soon. There will be 2 dates to attend the virtual retreat: Friday February 12 6:00-9:00PM and Friday February 19 6:00-9:00 PM. We will be assigning your child one of these dates based on their last name and will be contacting you with this information in late January 2021. 
        • Interviews
          • The 8th Grade Confirmation interviews will be conducted on Saturday February 6 from 10AM-2PM in the Kernan Center. One parent must accompany the child during the interview. Please wear a mask; social distancing will be enforced. Contact the PREP office with any questions.
          • The deadline for scheduling your child's interview is February 4, 2021.
          • You can select a time for your child's interview by clicking here. We remind you that one parent must accompany the child and you must both wear a mask. Please arrive 5-10 minutes before your appointment time.
        • Confirmation Robes
          •  $20.00 per robe ordered and paid online. Click here to order. Please try to have your order submitted no later than Friday January 29, 2021.
        • Sponsors - Your child will need a sponsor who must be a Catholic in good standing, over 16, and have made all their sacraments and will need a letter of eligibility from their parish. A sponsor cannot be a parent.
        • Rehearsal
          • The rehearsal for 8th grade Confirmation - dates not available at this time.
        • Services
          • Dates should be announced in early 2021.
        • Seating
          • Pews towards the front of the Church will be reserved for the children and their sponsors. Sponsors will be seated next to the child; masks required and social distancing will be strictly maintained.
        • Service Hours - Service hours should be completed no later than January 15, 2021. 
        • Attire
          • Sunday best; your child will be wearing a gown over their clothes.
  • First Reconciliation Information
    • First Reconciliation was held on Saturday January 9, 2021. Congratulations to all those who made their First Reconciliation!
      • Please review this document. It covers the process for receiving the sacrament and how to examine your conscience with your child.
    • Please contact the PREP office with any questions.

 

  • First Communion Information
    • Important Dates - Not yet available
      • Retreat
        • The retreat date and location for First Communion is not available at this time.
      • Rehearsal
        • The rehearsal for First Communion is not available at this time. .
      • Mass - Times and dates not available at this time. We hope to have this information by the mid-March 2021.
      • Attire
        • Sunday best; suits are not required; shirt and tie for boys; dress for girls.

 

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As additional information becomes available, this site will be updated. Please contact the PREP office with any questions.

You and your family remain in our prayers.