Nazareth Catholic Parish

Grovedale, Torquay and Anglesea

Sacraments in 2024

Reconciliation

The Sacrament of Reconciliation begins with a Rite of Enrolment Mass on Saturday 2nd March/Sunday 3rd March at any of our 3 Churches. 

Family evening is on Tuesday 5th March at 6pm at St Therese Church, Torquay

The preparation program will run on these dates from 4.30pm to 5.30pm Tuesday 12th March,  Tuesday 26th March, Tuesday 16th April, Tuesday 23rd April, Tuesday 30th April. 

The Sacrament of Reconciliation celebration will be on Tuesday 7th May at St Therese Church, Torquay

First Holy Eucharist

The Sacrament of First Holy Eucharist begins with a Rite of Enrolment Mass on Saturday 4th May/Sunday 5th May at any of our 3 Churches. 

Family evening is on Tuesday 14th May at 6pm at St Therese Church, Torquay

The preparation program will run on these dates from 4.30pm to 5.30pm Tuesday 21st May,  Tuesday 28th May, Tuesday 4th June, Tuesday 11th June, Tuesday 18th June. 

The Sacrament of First Holy Eucharist celebration will be on Sunday 23rd June at St Therese Church, Torquay 8.45am

Confirmation

The Sacrament of Confirmation begins with a Rite of Enrolment Mass on Saturday 17th August/Sunday 18th AUgsut at any of our 3 Churches. 

Family evening is on Tuesday 27th August at 6pm at St Therese Church, Torquay

The preparation program will run on these dates from 4.30pm to 5.30pm Tuesday 30th July, Tuesday 6th August, Tuesday 13th August, Tuesday 20th August, Tuesday 3rd September, Tuesday 10th September. 

The Sacrament of Confirmation celebration will be on Tuesday 17th September at St Therese Church, Torquay 5pm.

 

*Please note these dates are subject to change

**Attendance to the preparation classes is compulsory, if your child is going to miss a class due to school camp please advise the parish office at the beginning of your program. 

Sacrament Registration 2024

Please ensure you have a copy of your child's baptism certificate and any subsequent Sacrament certificate with you before completing this form.

Sacrament requirements

Sacraments at Nazareth parish

For a child to complete their Reconciliation they must have been baptised in the Catholic Church and be in grade 3 and above.

For a child to celebrate their First Eucharist they must be Catholic, received Reconciliation and be in grade 4 and above.

For a child to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation they must be Catholic, previously received Reconciliation and First Eucharist and in grade 6 or above.