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Grade 2 Program

The Grade 2 Program at Queen of the Rosary Parish focuses on preparation for the sacraments of Reconciliation and Communion.  Key objectives are:

  • to realize God’s loving care for us
  • to respond to God’s call to give ourselves in loving service to Him and others
  • to prepare for the Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • to prepare for the Sacrament of Communion

Students use Christ Our Life, God’s Gift: Reconciliation, and God’s Gift: Eucharist texts to learn about God’s care for us and the sacraments of Reconciliation and Communion. Each child also receives a children's bible to develop an understanding and love of Scripture.  In addition, each child receives a personal booklet: My Own Mass Booklet

The sacramental celebrations of Reconciliation and Communion are parish-wide liturgies and include Grade 2 students from both local school districts and Queen of the Rosary School.  First Reconciliation will be celebrated on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:00am, and First Communion will be celebrated on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 1:00pm.

The Grade 2 Program includes the following components:

  • Parent Orientation Meeting
  • Teaching Mass
  • Catholic Bible Stories
  • Sacramental Preparation for Reconciliation
      - Classroom sessions
      - Prayer services
      - Special presentation on Reconciliation
  • Sacramental Preparation for Communion
      - Classroom sessions
      - Prayer services
      - Special presentation on Communion
      - First Communion Retreat
      - First Communion Practice

The Program consists of 25 sessions plus the First Communion Retreat, First Communion Practice, and Sacraments of Reconciliation and First Eucharist, which run from September through May of each year.  Sessions are held in the school or church facilities on Saturday mornings, from 9:00am to 10:30am.  

If you would like more information about the Grade 2 program, please contact the RE Office at (847) 437-3349 or caroluhlarik@qotr.org.