- Rochester was raised as a communicant of the Church of England.
- The procession was led through the village by this year's first communicants and children newly confirmed in the parish.
- He was communicant of the Sacred Heart Church (Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish).
- Religion played an important role in Julia's life and she was a regular communicant at morning Mass in the parish church.
- Boys often served as altar boys when they became communicants.