The following arrangements have been made as part of the the First Holy Communion Programme for 2023:
In addition to the above events we would like to encourage children to attend Mass as much as possible. This takes place at the following Churches at the following times:
St Joseph’s, Gilesgate: Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 11am
St Godric’s, Durham: Sunday at 9am
On Thursday 9th December, 2022, our children taking part in the First Holy Communion Programme, took part in their First Reconciliation with Fr Colm and Br Paul. It was especially poignant during the season as Advent as the children prepare for the arrival of Jesus.
St Thomas More follows the new First Holy Communion programme implemented in 2011 by the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. Preparation sessions are held throughout the year and end with the First Holy Communion Mass and celebration.
Our Sessions this year include:
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