Filled with lessons and important things to know.
Week in and week out, the teachers prepared a lesson-
To get their message through to each child, one by one.
And before long, all those classes turned into looking forward to the big day-
The day when everyone would participate, together, all headed the same way.
The dresses and suits were bought, and prepared carefully-
To accommodate a great celebration for the whole parish to see.
And then the day came when all dressed up, the children stood in line-
A little nervous, but so much joy, one could easily find.
Beautiful little children dressed in their very best.
A wonderful celebration, with the whole parish, becoming their special guests.
As they walked in procession, into St. John of the Cross, Catholic Church, in New Caney, first-
The teachers, the altar boys, and Father Hai, followed behind, as had been rehearsed.
A day to remember, for God's little ones, their First Communion Day-
On the 10th of April, 2010, a fine, beautiful Saturday.
Mary Elizabeth Rumsey
East Montgomery County