The Lord Jesus loved us so much that He desired to stay with us in this sacrament of His love which we celebrate at every Mass. He waits for us here to fill us with His grace, to be our help and support in all our trials and to take us to Himself in everlasting life.
As Catholics, we participate fully in the celebration of the Eucharist whenever we receive Holy Communion. We are encouraged to receive Communion devoutly and often. In order to be duly disposed to receive Communion, we should be aware of not having committed any serious sin and, usually, to have observed a one-hour fast. The Eucharist may also be received in the hospital, at home if you are confined there, or in any institution or nursing home. In those cases, please call the office, 305-444-8363, and an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion will bring Communion to you.
First Communion for Children
St. Hugh offers a two-year preparation program for the children who will receive their First Communion, which usually takes place during 1st and 2nd Grades, as well as a program for older children who have not yet received First Communion.