3172 South Road

Cincinnati, OH 45248

(513) 922-2056

 

3172 South Road | Cincinnati, OH 45248 | (513) 922-2056

Reconciliation Catechesis is provided for interested parishioners, Grade 2 and older. 

Preparation for the sacrament is integrated into the religious education curriculum in Our Lady of the Visitation's school program and on Wednesday evenings during the school year at the Parish Religious Education Program (PREP) classes for public school students.  In order for public school students to participate in the second grade PREP class (Reconciliation preparation) the student must have completed the 1st grade PREP class. Parents are responsible for bringing children to the parish celebrations of Reconciliation regularly from Grade 2 on, and to see that they have taken the opportunity to confess individually sometime before the end of Grade 4. (This is a parish guideline). Prepared candidates celebrate the sacrament at the Advent or Lenten Parish Communal Reconciliation Services. Parents are expected to participate in the preparation and ongoing encouragement to participate in this sacrament of healing.  Contact Jeanne Hunt, 347-2228 or jhunt@olvisitation.org.

First Eucharist Preparation is provided for interested parishioners, grade 2 and older.

Preparation for first reception of the Eucharist is integrated into the religious education curriculum in Our Lady of the Visitation School, and on Wednesday evenings during the school year at the Parish Religious Education Program (PREP) classes for public school students. In order for public school students to participate in the second grade PREP class (First Communion preparation) the student must have completed the 1st grade PREP class.  Prepared Candidates celebrate the sacrament in the Easter season at specially scheduled Masses. Parents are an integral part of the preparation program and ongoing accompaniment to the Eucharistic Liturgy. For more information contact Jeanne Hunt, 347-2228 or jhunt@olvisitation.org

Confirmation Preparation is provided for 7th Grade students and older. 

Preparation is integrated into both the school and PREP curriculum. Parents, Sponsors and students are involved in three Spirit events, a parent meeting, a sponsor/ candidate night, and a retreat. In order for public school students to participate in the seventh grade PREP class (Confirmation preparation) the student must have completed the 6th grade PREP class.  The public school students meet three times a month for their preparation sessions on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. October to April, with the celebration of Confirmation happening in late April or May. Contact Jeanne Hunt, 347-2228 or jhunt@ olvisitation.org