The Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life. When we faithfully receive the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, we grow deeper in communion with God and fellowship with one another.
- Guidelines for the Reception of Communion
- The Sacrament of Eucharist, The Catechism of the Catholic Church
- The Eucharist and the Mass
1st Eucharist for Children
Our Sacramental Preparation program is designed as a faith journey for children and their parents to take together. For your child to receive First Communion, he or she should be enrolled in faith formation or school classes AND Sacramental Preparation programs. First Communion preparation typically begins in second grade. Contact our Director of Faith Formation for more information.
1st Eucharist for Adults
If you’re an adult seeking to receive your First Communion or thinking about becoming Catholic, please contact the parish.
COMMUNION TO THE HOMEBOUND:
Home visitors are available to visit homebound parishioners, as well as those who have transitioned to assisted living or hospice care in the Portage area. Pastoral Visitors bring comfort and encouragement, Christian fellowship and prayerful support. Please contact us if you would like to have communion brought to you.
The Holy Mass
For more information on The Holy Mass click here.
To learn more about Adoration, click here.
BISHOP BARRON ON THE REAL PRESENCE OF CHRIST