Sacramental Preparation

Infant Baptism Preparation

Classes for parents wishing to baptize children under the age of 7 are now offered online. For information and to register for classes, please contact Holly Renz in the Parish office:

hrenz@holyspiritkent.org
253-859-0444, ext 215


1st Communion Preparation: Fall 2021-Spring 2022

The Archdiocese of Seattle requires 2 years of preparation for 1st Communion. We offer preparation for baptized, Catholic, Holy Spirit parish children in grades 1-8. Our program will emphasize and support the parent’s role as the primary catechists of their children. Currently we are planning to offer in person sessions for fall 2021, but changing COVID restrictions may move preparation sessions online. Year 1 sessions will be held on Saturdays (exact time yet to be determined), beginning in October and go through May 2022.

Sessions for children are in English.
Parent sessions are offered in English and Spanish.

Registration will be held in person after every Mass on August 21-22 & 28-29. No registrations will be accepted after August 29.

To register your child please bring a copy of their baptismal certificate and the appropriate fee. Fees per year: 1 Child: $80, 2 Children $100, 3 or more Children $120


RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation for Children

Do you have a child older than 6 years old who needs to be baptized? The Rite of Christian Initiation will prepare your child to receive the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and 1st Eucharist. Preparation is 2 years and class session for parents and children are on Saturdays.

Registration will be held in person after every Mass on August 21-22 & 28-29.

To register your child please bring a copy of their birth certificate and the appropriate fee. Fees per year: 1 Child: $80, 2 Children $100, 3 or more Children $120


Confirmation Preparation: For Youth (grades 9-12) and Adults

Youth: Preparation sessions will be on Sunday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Weekly sessions will be in person, starting in September. A weekend retreat is a required part of the preparation. Confirmation will be celebrated in January/February 2022.

Adult: Weekly preparation sessions will begin in October. Sessions will be online or in person, depending on the needs of the registrants. Classes will be offered in English and/or Spanish, depending on the needs of registrants. Confirmation will be celebrated in January/February 2022.

Registration will be held in person after every Mass on August 21-22 & 28-29.

To register, bring a copy of your baptismal certificate and the fee of $80 per person.


Please contact Lisa Pozzi with any questions regarding Preparation for Sacraments, including 1st Communion, RCIA for children, and Confirmation (Youth & Adult).

253-859-0444 x212 Lpozzi@Holyspiritkent.org

For Spanish contact Lupita Madrid 253-859-0444 x229 GMadrid@holyspiritkent.org