Admission of Children to Communion

Admission of Children to Communion Before Confirmation


Manchester was one of the first dioceses in the country to promote the admission of children to Communion before Confirmation and there are now over a hundred parishes in the diocese which have the bishop's permission to admit children to Communion under this procedure.

The study pack gives all the background you need to find out for yourself how admission works.  Download the study pack 

Click here for Regulations in Canon Law regarding Admission of Baptised Children to Holy Communion.

Click here for Common Worship: Christian Initiation, which provides a liturgy for Admission of the Baptised to Holy Communion. 

Click here for additional Eucharistic Prayers suitable for use on occasions when a significant number of children are present or when it is otherwise pastorally appropriate to meet the needs of children present.