The human heart is heavy and hardened. God must give man a new heart.”

- Catechism

The Eucharist is “the source and summit of the Christian life.”

- Catechism

A child who is in second grade and has been baptized in the Catholic Church is eligible for preparation for First Reconciliation and First Holy Eucharist.

Parents are the primary educators and the parents are to prepare their child at home in conjunction with the child attending weekly Religious Education classes or Catholic School.


Please contact Stephanie Jacobs at or Julie Bowling at or 330-929-8361.

DOCUMENTS FOR 2021-2022 UPDATED September 1, 2021

IHM Parent Letter 21-22

IHM First Reconciliation and First Communion Registration Form 21-22

IHM First Reconciliation Calendar 21-22

IHM First Communion Calendar 21-22