First Holy Communion

NOTE: The potluck for Communicant families has been cancelled. Congratulations to our First Holy Communicants, who will receive this special sacrament for the first time Sunday, May 8th in Eureka at the 10:30 am mass at St. Bernard Church and 12:15 pm Spanish mass at Sacred Heart Church. The new Communicants are:

Christian Lopez, Evanni Herrera, GersonMendoza, Junnar Escalante, Alison Escalante,Maggie Fresz, Aianna Valladares, Marco Valladares, Enrique Gonzalez, Bernardo Freitas, Aurelia Fosnaugh, Dayana Ramirez, Kenia Nieto-Vargas, Armani Montes-Valdovinos, Miguel Pozos-Gonzalez, Diego Moreno-Valencia, Katie Bazan-Bazan, Alexis Sanchez-Esparza, Haziel Rojas, Quetzalli Pozos-Gonzalez, Karen Moreno-Vargas, Aileen Martinez, Sofia Sierra, Violeta Sanchez-Gordillo, Isaias Ponce-Pimentel, Teresa Moctezuma-Vargas, Aldo Lopez-Tejeda, Itzayana Cervantes-Ramirez, Kevin Sanchez-Esparza and Bretsy Pozos-Carino

Please keep these young people and their families in your prayers. May they continue to grow in and be guided by God’s wisdom, love and strength madem anifestin their daily lives.

A planned First Communion Potluck Celebration for First Communicants and their families after the 10:30 am Mass has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstance.

Prayer For First Holy Communion:

O Jesus, who hast loved us with such exceeding great love as to give us the ineffable gift of the Holy Eucharist, inflame us with a burning zeal to promote Thy glory by preparing worthily the children who are to approach Thy holy table for the first time. Protect, O Sacred Heart of Jesus, these young souls from the assaults of evil, strengthen their faith, increase their love and endow them with all the virtues that will make them worthy to receive Thee. Amen.

St. Bernard Parish
615 H Street
Eureka, CA 95501