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First Communion/Eucharist

The celebration of one's first communion is a special event and for children at St. Pio Parish, it is celebrated in the second grade, after the completion of two years of preparation. Receiving the Eucharist is the center of our faith and is the second of our three sacraments of initiation. For children not attending a Catholic school, preparation takes place during their religious education classes. Children should be attending classes beginning in first grade.


For more information on religious education, contact:

Mrs. Lisa Collison
Director of Religious Education

860-388-3787 X4

Click here for St. Pio Parish Faith Formation information page


For adults who are either already Catholic, but have never yet received this sacrament, or adults who would like to become Catholic, contact our office: 

St. Pio Parish: (860) 388-3787.




Congratulations to the following children who received Jesus in the Eucharist for the first time at Saint Pio Parish.  Please continue to keep them and their families in your prayers.


 Christopher Antonino, Layla Antonino, Stella Belanger, Alaina Boyd, Julianne Boyd, Peter Calderoni, Ryan Cassidy, Gianna Chapman-Young, Alexa Citarella, Kyle Citarella, Sofia Cubeta, Ryan Dawson, Hannah Donley, Daniel Giacobbe, Greyson Gounaris, Amelia Herrera Mulhern, John Paul Jette, Carolynne Kelly, Aubriana Lacy, Emilia LeMire, Clare Lopez, Caroline Lowry, Michael Lowy, Aleksander Lulaj, Trent Lupton, Ellie McKenna, Charlotte Oliver, Grace Palumbo, Joseph Palumbo, Grace Pisani, Caitlin Pluck, Joseph Smedick, Leigha Stratton, Isaac Swaoger, Grace Toolan, Anna Vercillo, Giulia Vercillo, Owen Zavatone.

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