First Communion

Children enrolled in the second grade of Religious Education classes are prepared for First Reconciliation and First Communion (that is, the Sacraments of Penance and Eucharist).  Please contact Lauren Sanders at lsanders@archdpdx.org for more information, or go here to register your child online.

We follow the Guidelines for Reception of Communion as published by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. If you have questions about the appropriateness of your receiving Communion, please contact our Pastor, Fr. Ignacio Llorente, or speak to one of the deacons or priests before Mass. If you are a non-Catholic, please visit this page to learn about what to do during Communion.

During Mass, a Eucharistic minister can bring Communion directly to persons with a disabilities or mobility challenges. Before Mass begins, please speak with one of the greeters or an usher to make arrangements.

Gluten-free hosts are available. We invite you to come forward at the ending part of Communion so that the Communion line proceeds more smoothly. This allows the priest to distribute all the gluten-free hosts together.

If you or a loved one is unable to come to Mass, a Eucharistic Minister can visit you so you can take Communion. For persons who are are hospitalized at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, please contact Deacon, Rev. Francis Potts or call 541-768-5566. If the recipient is at home or in a nursing home, please contact Barb Anderson at (541) 757-1988 x305 to make arrangements.