First Eucharist (Communion)

Once a child has received both the Sacraments of Baptism and Penance (Reconciliation) they are eligible to receive the Sacrament of First Holy Communion (Eucharist). Generally, students who are in Year 3 or above, are invited to participate in this Sacrament. At St Augustine’s and St Joseph’s Parishes, this sacrament is offered during Term 4 of the school year.


  • Candidates are in Year 3 or above at school.
  • Attendance of Mass at St Augustine’s or St Joseph’s on a regular basis.
  • Candidates have been baptised and a copy of Baptism Certificate provided with enrolment form if not baptised at St Augustine/ St Joseph Parish.
  • Attendance at the Preparation Sessions by the Candidate and at least one parent/carer is expected. Attendance by both parents encouraged.


Key Dates for 2023

Preparation Classes: 

Class 1 – Wednesday 25 October OR Sunday 29 October

Class 2 – Sunday 5 November OR Wednesday 8 November

Class 3 – Sunday 12 November OR Wednesday 15 November

Class 4 – Sunday 19 November OR Wednesday 22 November

All classes will be held at St Augustine’s at 6pm

Sacrament of First Eucharist: 

Sunday 26 November @ 10.30am at St Joseph’s (surname A – M)

Sunday 26 November @ 2pm at St Augustine’s (surname N – Z)

Enrolment for 2023 will open in Term 3