The Sacraments of Baptism, Reconciliation, First Holy Communion and Confirmation are important sacraments for your child, for all your family and indeed for our Church and the whole community to which we belong. We wish you every blessing as we embark on this journey together.

Preparation courses are ran at both St Peter’s Buckie and St Mary’s Fochabers. (St Mary’s upon request)

Preparation for Baptism take the form of a short course which both parents much attend. This is provided by Fr Tad Turski approximately two months before the date of the Baptism. For further details or to register, please contact Fr Tad via the contact section.

Preparation classes for Reconciliation with First Holy Communion and Confirmation lasts one year (September – May/June) with classes held once per week during the school term.

First Reconciliation and First Communion Programme 2018/19:

  • Begins on Sunday 2nd September from 09:30-10:00
  • Classes held at St Peter’s Buckie
  • Children in Primary 3 or above (aged 6 and up)

Confirmation Programme 2018/19:

  • Begins week commencing 17th September – day and time TBC.
  • Children in Primary 7 or above (aged 10 and up)

These classes are suitable for Polish children, who wish to celebrate their sacraments in Poland. One to one faith formation classes are available for teens or on request.


To register for our Sacramental Preparation Programme, download the registration form and return it to either Fr Tad Turski or Miss Sabrina Maguire along with your child’s baptism certificate.


For more information on Sacramental Preparation, contact Sabrina Maguire, Catechist:

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