Catholics believe the Eucharist is the Real Presence of Jesus Christ, who died for our sins. Our Communion is both a sacrifice and a meal. As we receive Christ's Body and Blood, we also are nourished spiritually and brought closer to God.
Parish Requirements for First Communion Child must be at least 7 years of age. Must be a student in the Shrine of St. Jude School or be attending the two year required Religious Education program on Sunday mornings. For further information, call the Faith Formation office at 301-949-2336. There are special requirements for children over 7 years of age.
For More Information, Contact: Parish Office Phone: (301) 946-8200