Twenty-five young parishioners of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Dupont, joined by their families and friends, celebrated their First Holy Communion at the 10:30 a.m. Mass on May 5. The class participated in the Mass by declaring the Word, bringing up the offertory gifts and leading the petitions. Several children from the class also acted as ushers for the celebration. Participants, from left, first row, are Grace Mangan, Mackenzie Kaminski, Peyton Popple, Abigail Domoracki, Katie Wywoda, Caidyn O’Malley and Madison Wisniewski. Second row: Charles Sciandra, Maura Milhalka, Gianna Hornlein, Olivia DeSena, Taylor Baiera, Joyce Renfer, Sierra DiBiase, Jessica Ann Kobi, and Joshua Smagiassi. Third row: the Rev. Joseph Verespy, pastor; Ryan Shannon; Jacob Hull; Anthony Bojnowski; Michael Wojtach; Ryan Kane; Evan Corcoran; Frank Tetlak; Joseph Harris; Eric Bollman; and Elaine Starinski, second-grade teacher.