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PREPARING FOR FIRST HOLY COMMUNION



CALLED TO HIS SUPPER - REVISED
A preparation for First Eucharist
Jeannine Timko Leichner

Designed for use in the classroom or at home, Called to His Supper, Revised is the perfect way to help children prepare to celebrate the Sacrament of First Eucharist. Here is catechesis at its finest - and consistent with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. 
Page after page of ideas and activities engage children and reinforce lessons presented by a parent or catechist.
Large format 60pp illustrated throughout R115.00


CALLED TO HIS SUPPER - REVISED - CATECHIST/PARENT GUIDE
A preparation for First Eucharist
Jeannine Timko Leichner

Also includes material to enrich the faith of the parent and catechist to help them in preparing each lesson
Large format 128pp illustrated R250.00



FIRST COMMUNION
Jesus shows his love!
Francine O’Connor

Hold's a child's attention with full-color illustrations, lessons in an easy-to-grasp verse, and entertaining games and puzzles. Also helps parents understand and get involved in the sacramental preparation of their child. 
Referenced to the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
Eight handouts (8 lessons) on topics: 
Jesus' Love for Us, The Bread of Life, The Communion Meal, A Family Celebration, Jesus Calls Us, The Mass, The Church Family, Strength Comes from Jesus' Bread.
Large format 16 pages full colour R70.00



JESUS COMES TO ME
Mary Terese Donze

Sr Mary Terese offers parents a touching and tangible way to actively participate in readying the child’s heart and mind for this important milestone in Catholic faith life.
She suggests that parents/grandparents read the booklet first and then, together with the child, go over small sections at a time and enjoy the discussion together about God’s great gift - himself - given in the Eucharist
Booklet 32pp R45.00



A PRAYERBOOK FOR FIRST COMMUNION
Mary Kathleen Glavich, SND

An informative companion for children preparing for First Communion. The simple prayers help them express their joys, fears, and anticipation as they prepare to celebrate this sacrament, Simple explanations and invitations to action accompany each prayer.
Booklet 32pp   (OUT OF STOCK)



PREPARING FOR FIRST CONFESSION



MAKING THINGS RIGHT - REVISED
The sacrament of Reconciliation
Jeannine Timko Leichner

Designed for use in the classroom or at home - children are eager to...
- fill in missing words
- draw and colour illustrations
- match answers
- solve word puzzles
- decode messages
The learn about...
- God’s love and mercy
- Loving God and others
- Sin and its effects
- What it means to be sorry and ask for forgiveness
- How to prepare for and celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation with joy
- Includes a Parent/Catechist Guide section at the end of the book!
Large format 46pp illustrated + Parent/Catechist section 24pp R130.00



FIRST PENANCE
God loves me!
Francine O’Connor

Hold's a child's attention with full-color illustrations, lessons in an easy-to-grasp verse, and entertaining games and puzzles. Also helps parents understand and get involved in the sacramental preparation of their child. 
Referenced to the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
Eight full colour handouts (8 lessons) cover topics such as: 
God Loves Me, Love One Another, God's Rules, Jesus Forgives a Sinner, Coming Home Again, Families Work Together, and A Brand New Beginning.
Large format 16 pages full colour R72.00


 


JESUS FORGIVES MY SINS
Mary Terese Donze

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is meant to fill our hearts with peace and joy. This booklet helps parents to introduce the sacrament on a one-to-one basis at home. Sr Mary Terese explains in simple, loving language that your young child wll easily understand. 
Booklet A5 size 30pp R50.00




LEARNING ABOUT THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
A Living Faith Kids activity booklet with 10 stickers

More than just a bunch of “do’s” and “don’ts”, the ten commandments are God’s loving guidelines for living a safe and happy life. As you learn about each commandment, you will learn how to tell right from wrong and how to make loving choices.
Booklet colour illustrations 16pp + 10 stickers R37.00




LIVING THE 10 COMMANDMENTS FOR CHILDREN
Rosemarie Gortler & Donna Piscitelli; Illustrated by Mimi Sternhagen

Containing scripture for the adult readers, alongside reverent, yet whimsical explanations designed to hold a child’s interest, this book will help families and catechists reinforce a vision of a healthy spiritual life in step with God’s plan. 
Each commandment is briefly explained with a colour illustration. The booklet also contains a mini-examination of conscience appropriate for children
Booklet colour illustrations 48pp R84.00



A PRAYERBOOK FOR FIRST RECONCILIATION
Mary Kathleen Glavich, SND

An informative companion for children preparing for First Reconciliation. The simple prayers help them express their joys, fears, and anticipation as they prepare to celebrate this sacrament, Simple explanations and invitations to action accompany each prayer.
Booklet 32pp R11.00