Thirty 3rd graders of St. Mary’s Parish received the sacrament of their First Holy Communion at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Sunday, Sept. 27.

Thirty 3rd graders of St. Mary’s Parish received the sacrament of their First Holy Communion at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Sunday, Sept. 27. Pictured front from left: Josemaria Martinez, Brody Hoffmann, Shelby Schmid, Clara Currans, Alissandra Almanza, Darrin Mathiowetz, Peyton Mages, and Lauren Steffl. Second row: Alex Armbruster, Mason Mathiowetz, Raylan Schroepfer, Jacob Sellner, Cobin Sanow, and Alexis Hoffman. Third row: Fr. Mark Steffl, Pastor; Nolan Fischer, Ellie Weilage, Jessalyn Sellner, Whitney Fischer, Mason Krzmarzick, Miah Rayas, Kyler Kuebler, and Jack Balko. Fourth row: Jaxon Steffl, Anden Braun, Grady Folkens, Briella Walser, Miles Pelzel, Max Wagner, Ethan Helget, Dustin Portner, and Dan Davis, Director of Religious Education. Back row: Catechists — Andrea Rothmeier, Judith Mathiowetz, and Anita Schwartz.