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At St. Robert of Newminster Parish, and within the Diocese of Grand Rapids, sacramental prep for Reconciliation & Communion occurs during 2nd grade. All disciples enrolled in the 2nd grade Faith Formation program or in 2nd grade at St. Robert Catholic School will automatically receive sacrament prep.

Updated programming details, including a full schedule of formation sessions and events, COMING SOON!

Registration for the 2024-2025 Faith Formation year opens August 1!

First Reconciliation and Communion Contact:  Jolana Peard, (616) 676-9111 ext. 123,

If you have a child who requires non-traditional aged sacrament prep for Reconciliation & Communion (3rd grade and above), please contact the Faith Formation Office at or call (616) 676-9111 ext 114.