Eucharist & Reconciliation


Eucharist is celebrated at St. Matthias on weekends and weekdays.  For the most up-to-date schedule, visit Mass or the calendar.


The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrate on Saturdays from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.  Please always check the calendar for the most up-to-date information.

Sacramental Preparation for First Eucharist and for First Reconciliation

If you are a teen or adult seeking to prepare for First Eucharist or First Reconciliation, we invite you to join our RCIA Program.

Families participating in our online program this year should visit: 2020-2021 Virtual Sacramental Preparation program.

For children, First Eucharist/First Reconciliation preparation includes about 8 catechetical/formation sessions – four for First Penance and four for First Eucharist. These sessions are scheduled on Sunday mornings throughout the year beginning in October. There is also a First Eucharist Retreat Day on a Saturday in the spring. Attendance for all sessions is required and each child must be accompanied by at least one parent. These sessions are in addition to participation in G.I.F.T. [Growing In Faith Together our K-8 religious formation program]; OR in addition to attending St. Matthias School or another Catholic School.

Children will celebrate First Reconciliation on a Saturday morning in January. First Communions are celebrated at specific Sunday morning Masses over a period of approximately 2-3 weeks within the Easter season. The families choose the dates and the Mass most convenient for them.

All families who desire their children to receive First Reconciliation [A Diocesan requirement prior to reception of First Eucharist] and First Eucharist must complete the online REGISTRATION FORM. *If you have more than one child you need to register, please complete a separate registration for each one. The fee for First Reconciliation/First Eucharist sacramental preparation is $80 per child. Payments should be made online through Parish Giving.  To make a payment for the 2021-2022 session, please click here.  Questions? Please contact Dee Nann, Pastoral Associate for Faith Formation.

2021 – 2022_First Eucharist/First Reconciliation Calendar

Steps To The Sacrament Of Reconciliation

Examination Of Conscience For Children