First Eucharist 

Once a child has received both the Sacraments of Baptism and Penance (Reconciliation) they are eligible to receive the Sacrament of First Holy Communion (Eucharist). Generally, students who are in Year 3 or above, are invited to participate in this Sacrament. At St Augustine’s and St Joseph’s Parishes, this sacrament is offered during Term 4 of the school year.


  • Candidates are in Year 3 or above at school.
  • Attendance of Mass at St Augustine’s or St Joseph’s on a regular basis.
  • Candidates have been baptised and a copy of Baptism Certificate provided with enrolment form if not baptised at St Augustine/ St Joseph Parish.
  • Attendance at the Preparation Sessions by the Candidate and at least one parent/carer is expected. Attendance by both parents encouraged.

First Eucharist Sacrament 2023

Sunday 26 November

Please see St Augustine’s Balmain website for full details and enrolment.

For questions regarding First Eucharist please contact the Parish Office on 9810 1157 or email the sacramental coordinator at [email protected]