The Sacrament of the Eucharist
Preparation for the Sacrament of the Eucharist and the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation is a combined two year preparation.
THE SACRAMENT OF THE EUCHARIST
The appropriate age to begin preparation for this Sacrament is between the ages of 6 and 7.
The holy Eucharist completes Christian initiation. Those who have been raised to the dignity of the royal priesthood by Baptism and configured more deeply to Christ by Confirmation participate with the whole community in the Lord's own sacrifice by means of the Eucharist. CCC 1322.