Eucharist

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Mass Schedule: The Eucharist is celebrated according to the Mass Schedule.

Receive Communion at Home: Parishioners who are unable to attend Sunday Mass may receive the Eucharist at home on a weekly basis. Please call the rectory to arrange for a visit by a Special Minister of Holy Communion.

Train as a Eucharistic Minister: If you would like to be trained as a Eucharist Minister, please call the rectory.

1st Communion: To register your child for 1st Communion, please come to the Religious Education Office beginning in June, Monday through Thursday from 10am–3pm. Children MUST complete both grade 1 and grade 2 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION in order to be prepared to receive the Sacraments of Reconciliation and 1st Communion in 2nd grade. Please bring a copy of the child’s Baptismal Certificate. Older children not previously registered in our Religious Education Program must also be registered and bring a copy of the Baptismal certificate.

Please call or email if you have any questions.  (631) 691 1617, stmartinreo@gmail.com

Registration for All Grade Levels:
FORMS WILL BE MAILED HOME IN JUNE. Completed registration forms and fees are due in the office by July 1. If you have a child entering the 1st grade and also have older children in the program you may register your 1st grader on the family registration form. Please be sure to include a copy of the Baptismal Certificate of the 1st grader.

Overview of the Religious Education Program: Volunteer catechists and parish staff help prepare candidates and their families to receive the sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist, and Confirmation. Class schedules and parent meetings vary by grade.

  • Grade 1: The Parent Educator Program starts the formal education. After completing a theological background course, the parents instruct and prepare their children at home weekly. The children attend monthly sessions on Tuesday afternoons.
  • Grades 2–7: Weekly catechetical instruction continues in a classroom setting. The children participate in a variety of learning and prayer experiences. Approved religion texts are used with other support materials.
  • Grade 8: Immediate preparation for Confirmation with an acceptance for Confirmation ceremony, retreat day, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, a special class on living the Christian life, rehearsal for the Confirmation liturgy and reception of Confirmation.

Rectory:
Patricia Heffron, Receptionist
Phone: (631) 264-0124
Email: smtrectory@gmail.com