Jesus Christ is literally, not symbolically, present in the Eucharist—body, blood, soul, and divinity. Catholics have the opportunity to receive this sacrament at each Mass celebrated daily. Because sharing at the Eucharistic Table is a sign of unity in the Body of Christ, only those in communion with the Catholic Church may receive Holy Communion.
St. Stephen School and Religious Education students begin to prepare for their First Holy Communion in first grade and receive this Sacrament for the first time in second grade. Learn More