In accordance with the norms of the Diocese of LaCrosse, in preparation for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist is done in the second grade. Students must be enrolled in St. James Catholic School or the parish Religious Education program. Special Sacraments sessions are available for those students who are beyond these grades and are still in need of the sacraments, and RCIA is available for adults. The Sacrament of First Eucharist is typically celebrated in April.

Requirements for First Eucharist

  • Regular attendance of Parish School or Religious Education program
  • Parent Meeting
  • Participation in Eucharist Centers for parents and students
  • Completion of Together in Jesus activity lessons
  • Decorating cloth square for First Eucharist banner
  • Rehearsal Practice and Dinner


Kelly Beaudrie | Religious Education Coordinator | 715-835-5887, ext. 5
Jacky Miller | Pastoral Minister/RCIA Director | 715-835-5887, ext. 6