Catholic School Connection

IMPORTANT DATES FOR PREP 2019-20 ACADEMIC YEAR

     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 2019-20 academic year.

  • Sacramental Fees - Catholic Schools (PREP students pay this as part of their tuition.)
    • There is a $35 fee required for all grades 2, 7, and 8. You will be able to pay the fee online (starting in mid-November 2019) or in the office by check made payable to Church of the Incarnation. To pay this fee online, click here.

 

  • First Reconciliation Information
    • Important Dates
      • Retreat 
        • The retreat for First Reconciliation will be held on October 19, 2019 10-Noon @ Kernan Center.
      • Sacrament Information Night - Monday November 4, 2019 7:00 PM - Kernan Center. General information and theological concepts on Reconciliation and First Communion will be discussed.
      • Download agenda notes from meeting here
      • Rehearsal
        • The tentative date for rehearsal for First Reconciliation is Saturday January 4, 2020 11-12:00 PM in the Church.
      • Services
        • The First Reconciliation service will be held on Saturday January 11, 2020 10-11:30 AM in the Church.
      • Seating
        • There is no special seating for this service.
      • Attire
        • Casual or Sunday best; no T-shirts, cutoffs, or tank tops, please.

 

  • First Communion Information
    • Important Dates
      • Retreat
        • The retreat for First Communion will be held on Saturday April 4, 2020 11-1:00 PM @ Kernan Center.
        • Sacrament Information Night - Monday November 4, 2019 7:00 PM - Kernan Center. General and theological information on Reconciliation and First Communion.
        • Download meeting agenda/notes here
      • Rehearsal
        • The rehearsal for First Communion is Saturday April 18, 2020 10-Noon in the Church.
      • Services
        • Mass - In 2020, we will celebrate First Communion during Mass at the following times:
          • There are 8 different Mass times for First Eucharist:
            • Saturday April 25, 2020 - 5:00 PM Mass
            • Sunday April 26, 2020 - 7:30, 9:30, and 11:30 AM Mass
            • Saturday May 2, 2020 - 5:00 PM Mass
            • Sunday May 3, 2020 - 7:30, 9:30, and 11:30 AM Mass
      • Seating
        • Pews in the front of the Church will be reserved only for the children.
        • Seating registration for your child will be done online.The first few pews will be reserved for students making their First Communion. A link to reserve a seat for your child is now availble - CLICK HERE -  beginning Monday November 18, 2019 and the final day to register is Ash Wednesday February 26, 2020.
        • Limited to 20 children per Mass.
      • Attire
        • Sunday best; suits are not required; shirt and tie for boys; dress for girls.

 

  • Confirmation Information
    • Important Dates
      • 8th Grade Sacrament meeting November 11, 2019 7-8PM - Kernan Center
        • Notes/outline from Nov. 11 meeting - download here
          • Confirmation procession diagram - download here
      • Retreat
        • The 8th grade retreat for Confirmation is scheduled for Saturday February 22, 2020. Times TBA.
          • (Snow date is February 29).
      • Rehearsal
        • The rehearsal for 8th grade Confirmation has not yet been scheduled.
      • Services
        • The date for 8th grade Confirmation has not been scheduled. The diocese will inform us of the date in early 2020.
      • Seating
        • Pews towards the front of the Church will be reserved for the children.
      • Service Hours - Service hours should be completed no later than January 15, 2020.
      • Gowns - Gowns will need to be purchased in advance; orders will be processed after January 2020.
      • Interviews - The 8th grade Confirmation interviews will be held on Saturday February 1st, 2020 from 10AM-2PM in the Kernan Center. No appointments required. At least one parent/guardian needs to be present during the interview.
        • (Snow day for interviews is February 8th.)
      • Attire
        • Sunday best; your child will be wearing a gown over their clothes.

As additional information becomes available, this site will be updated. Please call the PREP office with any questions at (856) 468-7566 or email us at prepadminassistant@incarnation-church.org or by Flocknote or on Facebook.

God bless!

 

 
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