The Sacrament of First Communion

We are excited to welcome children and their families back to St. Paul.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will offer families, whose children have prepared to receive this sacrament, one of two options. Please read through this page carefully. Changes cannot be made once mass times are reserved.

 

Changes cannot be made once your mass is chosen. Please review this page CAREFULLY.

OPTION 1 : Saturday Mass with Class

Special masses have been scheduled for First Communion for St. Ann’s School and Religious Education students to receive the sacrament with their classes. If this option is chosen, please register using the form below. CHANGES CANNOT BE MADE ONCE REGISTERED.

St. Paul’s Religious Education: August 15th @ 10 am

St. Ann’s School: August 22nd @ 10 am

  • A fee of $14 per child will be required to cover the cost of sanitizing church before and after mass
  • Limit of guests to 5 per child to accommodate the capacity restrictions of the City of Chicago
  • Teachers and Principal or Director of Religious Education will be there
  • Children will receive their First Communion with their classmates

OPTION 2 : Sunday Mass with Congregation

Families can choose to celebrate their child’s First Communion during a regularly scheduled mass during the month of August and September. You can choose your date and time using the button below. Changes cannot be made once your mass is chosen.

English @ 10 am

Spanish @ 12 pm

  • No fee because the regularly scheduled mass already has a team of volunteers who are trained in sanitizing the church
  • No limit per family (but space is limited to availability in each mass.
  • Teachers and Principal or Director of Religious Education may not be in attendance
  • Children will receive their First Communion with any other children whose families chose the same mass. Some may be from Religious Education, some may be from St. Ann’s