First Reconciliation and First Communion

Saint Joseph the Worker will celebrate First Communion for children and youth of families that participate in the sacramental life of the parish at Masses on the weekend of (TBA). Children aged 8 years and older can celebrate their First Communion this year.

To prepare for First Communion, all children and youth together with parents/guardians must attend sacramental preparation classes.  Fr. Ted will announce the times and dates of the classes at weekend Masses in January or February.  .


Please note: After sacramental gatherings in the parish facilities are not allowed. Please plan for off-site celebrations. Thank you.

  • Parents/guardians please email Father Ted ( or text him at (503-568-2600) with the names of your children and youth who will be participating in the First Communion Sacramental Preparation classes.
  • Parents/guardians please provide copies of the Baptismal Certificates for your children/youth to Father Ted.

For questions, contact Father Ted,x1302 or