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.


161 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475

Tel: (860) 388-3787


222 McVeagh Road, Westbrook, CT 06498

Tel: (860) 399-9207

Parishes of The Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich, CT 


Serving the Communities of Greater Old Saybrook, Westbrook, and

Our Sister Parish, Notre Dame de Lourdes, Port Au Prince, Haiti



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