A special liturgy was held In St. Jerome Catholic Church, Tamaqua, on May 5 as 26 children received the Holy Eucharist for the first time. The Rev. John Frink, Administrator of Saint Jerome Parish, conducted the special liturgy. First Communicants, who received instruction through St. Jerome Regional School and the St. Jerome Regional Religious Education Program, and their instructors, include: (first row) Derek DeAngelo, Marianne Brennan, Kassia Radocha, Molly Murphy, Callisa Blackwell, Paris Didgen, Madison Baddick, Michael Shlanta, Eric Gunderson; (second row) Miguel Bravo, Alexis Jones, Laura Williams, Serena Jones, Haley Jones, Kyrsten Milot, Sabrina Pratt, Nicole Aguero, Kaleb Mushock, Devin Kunkel; (third row) Harry Swinehart, Cole Ackerman, Luke Verta, Dominic Valentine, Parker Cheslock, Carson Krell, Ahn Griffin; (fourth row) Mrs. Jane Habel, D.R.E.; Mrs. Georgene Gallagher; Miss Laura Kelshaw; Rev. John Frink; Mrs. Olga Williams; Mrs. Mary Ann Mansell, Principal of Saint Jerome Regional School; Mrs. Sonia Pucklavage.
First Holy Communion in Tamaqua
Saturday, June 9, 2012