First Communion and First Reconciliation

The Sacrament of First Communion is offered in the 2nd grade.  The child should have attended two years of religious education; both the year the sacrament is given as well as the previous year. 

Registration for Religious Education classes at St. Thomas More is now open!!  There will be NO online or walk-in registration this year.  Registration must done by appointment only,  with Mrs. Yolanda Thibodeaux, DRE.   Book a registration appointment at  Appointments begin August 16, 2022.

Families must be registered as parishioners in the St. Thomas More Church parish census in order to register children for classes.

If your child has never attended Religious Education classes at STM and was not baptized at St. Thomas More Church, you must present a copy of his/her Baptism Certificate at your registration appointment with Mrs. Yolanda.

Any questions may be directed to Ms. Yolanda Thibodeaux, Director of Religious Education, at 337-457-8101, x.3.

Please watch our bulletins and website for updated information as it becomes available.

IMPORTANT!  You should text @86c679c to 81010 to join our REMIND group.  This is exclusively for First Communion messages and reminders.  Any changes or updates will be sent via REMIND, so you want to sign up!

There are 2 mandatory retreats that a parent/guardian and the student must attend:
Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 9:00 am until noon (First Reconciliation Retreat)
Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 9:00 am until noon (First Communion Retreat)

Rehearsal for First Communion will be held on Thursday evening, April 13th at 6:00 pm.  We will meet in church.  At least one parent must be present with each child for practice.

First Communion will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 10:00 am in church.  There will be a light reception of cake and punch in the Social Hall following First Communion Mass.