First Penance, First Holy Communion & Confirmation

Customarily it has been the practice to prepare for First Penance and First Holy Communion in  Second Grade and for the Sacrament of Confirmation in the latter Grades of Elementary School. All parents of children in these grade levels are reminded to visit the new Religious Education Ministry website to find our infromation about are programs and to register:

Cathedral Parish Religious Education Ministry:

Phone267.570.0074 [text messages acceptable]
Coordinator Email:
New Ministry Website:
To Speak With A Representative in Spanish, Contact Nora Martin in the Parish Office, (215)561-1313.

You may also fill  out an Adult & Children Christian Initiation General Inquiry Form.

The children of the Cathedral Parish may also prepare for the Sacraments in our own religious education program or at St. Francis Xavier Parish, Philadelphia.