In the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, the recommended age for First Eucharist is in second grade. Children may receive at other ages and adults are encouraged to attend RCIA classes. More information on the adult program may be found on the home page under Becoming Catholic.
1st Communion Parent Orientation occurs every fall immediately after the Parent Orientation for Religious Education and is available in both English and Spanish. Orientation for Good Shepherd School Families occurs in the fall immediately prior to Back to School Night.
Take home materials are given to parents at the Parent Orientation, a schedule of recommended chapters/subjects will be provided for particular weeks during the year.
Class attendance is expected on Wednesdays at either 4:30 pm or 6:15 pm. It is our expectation that your child attend as many as possible. A regular pattern of missed classes is a concern that will be resolved with Nicholas and Father Jim on an individual basis. If you know your child will miss a class, please call or email Deacon Nicholas.