The 40th Ave Bridge will be closed beginning March 1st, for approx. 3-4 weeks.

First Reconciliation & Communion



The preparation for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and First Holy Communion Run during the school year for 2nd grade children and older enrolled in St. Raphael School or Sunday Faith Formation. To ensure a child is properly formed for the sacramental life they must have been in a catholic school or parish faith formation program the entire school year prior to the school year when they begin sacramental preparation. These children also must be attending weekend Mass every week.


2020-2021 Schedule

Orientation: Sunday, August 23rd, 10:45am on ID 907 886 6317 Passcode: St.Raphael

Online & In-Person Classes will take place 6:30-7:30pm, Choose 1 each month


All out of Parish baptism certificates due to the Parish Office by October 1st. 

Month Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
September Zoom Session (limit 12 Families Per Session) Tuesday 9/8/20 Monday 9/14/20 Tuesday 9/15/20
October Zoom Session (limit 12 Families Per Session) Tuesday 10/6/20 Monday 10/12/20 Tuesday 10/13/20
November (Zoom) Tuesday 11/3/20 Monday 11/9/20  
January (Zoom) Tuesday 1/5/21 Monday 1/11/21  
Family Bonfire & Pot Luck Dinner at Church, Friday Jan. 22nd, 5:30pm    
February (Zoom) Tuesday 2/2/21

Monday 2/8/21

First Reconciliation Celebrated- Monday, March 1, 6:30pm      
March (Zoom) Tuesday 3/2/21 Monday 3/8/21  
April (Zoom) Monday 4/12/21 Tuesday 4/13/21  
First Eucharist Rehearsal- TBD      
First Eucharist Celebrated- Saturday, May 1st, 9:00am & 11:30am      




Is your child older than 2nd grade?

Contact Lynn Edmonds to find out how to enroll it preparation for the Sacraments. or 727-821-7989 ext. 2116

I am an adult seeking the sacraments

Contact Lynn Edmonds to find out how to engage in preparation for the sacraments. or 727-821-7989 ext. 2116 Read more


2020-2021 Printable Class Calendar


Tour of the Confessional


First Communion

Session 2


April Video for Parents


Dress code

family Banner

Video Order Form

Table Talk @ Home

Anima Christi Song

Anima Christi Video

Veneration of the Cross 

Easter Vigil


Our Sacrament preparation involves parents working with their child during our group meetings throughout the year.  Parents get a chance to spend quality time with their children and be refreshed in knowledge of their faith as well as engage in prayer experiences that will renew their relationship with Jesus.

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