Calendar for First Communion

First Communion Schedule:

April 26: Practice for First Communion, 6pm

April 28: First Communion Mass, 11am

May 5: Regular Faith Formation Class (locations vary)

May 19: End of Year Celebration, 9:30am at the Pastoral Center


Practice for First Communion Mass

Friday evening, April 26 at 6:00pm in the church

Please be sure a parent participates with the student.

This will last about 1 1/2 hours.


First Communion Mass

Sunday, April 28 during 11:00 Mass              

Please be at the church by 10 AM for a group photo.

A pew will be saved for your family.


May 19   End of Year Celebration at 9:30am in the Pastoral Center

Please join us for breakfast and celebration!

Group photo at First Communion Mass 2022

Please arrive by 10:00 AM to get ready for the group photo at 10:15.

First Communion Mass

Sunday, April 28 during 11:00 parish Mass              

A parent or adult must stay with your child.

Your family will sit with your child for Mass. A pew will be saved for you.

Everyone: Please arrive by 10:00 AM.

A group photo will be taken at 10:15. This is the only photo being taken by a photographer this year. Families are welcome to come earlier to take individual or family photos.

Families may also take their own photos in church after Mass.

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St. Ambrose Cathedral

607 High St, Des Moines, IA 50309

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