The preparation for the sacrament of First Eucharist takes place during the second year of Religious Education instruction for the elementary and middle school students. The cooperation of parents is essential to the success of this sacramental preparation program. Parents are asked to attend five information meetings during the year. At the end of the second year, there are sixteen weeks of Sacramental Preparation. Six weeks of Reconciliation Preparation. Nine weeks of Eucharist Preparation.