Her First Communion

December 01, 2015

“The Christian who walks with the Lord and keeps constant communion with Him will see many reason for rejoicing and thanksgiving all day long.” ― Warren W. Wiersbe

It was indeed a day full of rejoicing and thanksgiving for she (my niece, Inah) along with many others finally received the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist which is the eating of consecrated bread and drinking of consecrated wine.

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The First Holy Communion is a Catholic ceremony, which marks a child or adult’s first reception of the Sacrament of the Eucharist. It is an extremely important event in a Catholic family’s life and is marked with celebrations, family gatherings and festive parties as well as gift-giving and special white clothes. The white symbolizes purity and newness while gifts are mainly religious in nature. The First Communion generally takes place when a child is around 7 or 8 years of age.

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A photo of the communicants with the officiating priest, their class adviser and the school's Religious Education coordinator

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