06 February 2009

Catechetical Apostolate holds First Confession and Communion to Public Schools Pupils

The Grade Three pupils of Lekep Elementary School with Rev. Fr. Oliver E. Mendoza, parish priest, Mr. Reinerio D. Prestoza, Head Teacher and some of the Parish Catechists.

San Fabian - 6 February. Lekep Elementary School of Brgy. Lekep-Butao, was the first school to have its Grade Three pupils receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time. These nine and ten year old children then received their First Communion in the Eucharist celebrated by Rev. Fr. Oliver E. Mendoza, the parish priest.

This marks the end of a year long Catechetical instruction given by the Parish Catechists to 31 public elementary schools of the town. Included among these schools are the East and West Central Elementary Schools located at the Poblacion area of the town.

The major activity of the catechetical program of the parish is the teaching of the catechism to the public elementary school children in all the Grade levels. Pupils in the Grade Three are prepared to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation and Communion for the first time. It is noted that by March 14, the schedule of the First Confessions and Communion would be finished.