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 1st Communion FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
 Frequently Asked Questions
 Kindergarten to High School
First Communion and Confirmation   
 First Communion starts in 2nd grade and Confirmation is for 10-12th grade        
Please call our Director of Religious Education, Barb Ernst at (308) 384-2523 ext. 213.
NOTE: Fees are due at the time of registration.  
NOTE: If your child is receiving a sacrament this year (first Communion or Confirmation), you MUST provide a copy of the child's baptismal certificate at the time of registration if not baptism at St. Mary's Cathedral.
 Registration Fees
In order to pay for books, supplies, personnel and other materials, a registration fee is required.  Our fees are similar to fees at other parishes in the area.  

However, no child will be turned away due to lack of funds!  Arrangements can be made with Barb Ernst, our Director of Religious Education.
  • Regular Fees
    • 1st Child - $30
    • 2nd Child - $60 (total of $60)
    • 3rd Child - $75 (total of $75)
    • more children - no extra cost!
 Religious Ed
2019-2020 Religious Education Class Registration

Please download the registration form and fill it out. Please bring to the parish office or mail the registration form in.

2011-2012 Religious Ed Calendar
Religious Education Wednesday classes: 6:30-7:30pm

Confirmation classes: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm-  for the 2019-2020 class .

    St. Mary's Cathedral
    112 S Cedar St.  Grand Island, NE 68801
    PH: (308) 384-2523 | FAX: (308) 384-2527
    Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.

    St. Mary's Immigration Program/Programa de Inmigración
    PO Box 938 | Grand Island, NE 68802-0938
    PH: (308) 381-2855  | FAX: (308) 381-2925
    Office Hours:   By appointment