Catholic Church - 1559 Roxbury Road, Columbus, Ohio

First Communion Preparation is a 2-year program beginning in 1st Grade. If your child has missed first grade, please contact Krista Joseph at [email protected] to schedule an appt. to discuss the process. It is mandatory that the child attend 1st grade in order to make their First Communion in 2nd grade.

In order to be ready to receive First Communion the child should have reached a certain awareness:

  • The child should know who Jesus is and be aware of major events in His life, death and resurrection.
  • The child should be able to distinguish the Eucharist from ordinary bread.
  • The child should have the desire to receive the Eucharist.

First Holy Communion – Sunday, April 26th, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Mandatory Rehearsal for the child and one parent is on Saturday, April 25th 9:00 am – 10:15 am in the Church

First Communion Important dates for 2019-2020
The mandatory First Communion parent meeting will be held on Sunday, April 29th at 9:40 am – 10:30 am in the Church

See the attached schedule for the First Communion requirements for the year.

2019-20 1st Communion Important Dates

Mass Times


Sunday: 8:30am & 11:00am
Saturday: 5:00pm
Monday - Friday: 8:00am
Holydays - 8:00am & 7:00pm
Saturday after First Friday - 8:00am


Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Other times by appointment



1559 Roxbury Road, Columbus, Ohio 43212


Voice: 614-488-2428
Fax: 614-488-0507

Social Media:

YouTube: OLVColumbus
Email: [email protected]

Parish Staff


Father William Metzger, Pastor
Monsignor Anthony Missimi, (Retired)


Rob Joseph
Richard Baumann, (Retired)

Church Secretary:

Terrie Harlor, 614-488-2428
Office Hours 9:00am - 2:00pm (M-F)