Prepare your child for First Reconciliation and First Communion

Children prepare to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation and the Sacrament of the Eucharist for the first time, so they can truly grow and encounter Jesus. Using two workbooks, each titled “Signs of Grace” and the accompanying videos below, parents can help their children get ready for these special Sacraments. Parents should go through this preparation with thier child. It should take about 45 minutes to complete each chapter.

Workbook needed

Before beginning this work, participants will need the green “Signs of Grace: You Are Forgiven” workbook. This book was distributed at the first gathering.

To begin, watch this video together on formed.org:

Next, help your child turn to page 19 in the green “Signs of Grace: You are Forgiven” workbook. Then, watch the following 21 minute video. You’ll be asked to pause the video several times to discuss some questions and to complete some activities in the workbook.

To begin, watch this video together on formed.org:

Next, help your child turn to page 48 in the green “Signs of Grace: You are Forgiven” workbook. Then, watch the following 19 minute video. You’ll be asked to pause the video several times to discuss some questions and to complete some activities in the workbook.

To begin, watch this video together on formed.org:

Next, help your child turn to page 19 in the blue “Signs of Grace: You are Loved” workbook. Then, watch the following 20 minute video. You’ll be asked to pause the video several times to discuss some questions and to complete some activities in the workbook.

To begin, watch this video together on formed.org:

Next, help your child turn to page 75 in the blue “Signs of Grace: You are Loved” workbook. Then, watch the following 18 minute video. You’ll be asked to pause the video several times to discuss some questions and to complete some activities in the workbook.

To begin, watch this video together on formed.org:

Next, help your child turn to page 75 in the blue “Signs of Grace: You are Loved” workbook. Then, watch the following 20 minute video. You’ll be asked to pause the video several times to discuss some questions and to complete some activities in the workbook.