The Immaculate Conception of the BVM and St. Killian, Clondalkin
Here are a few few useful Resources for Parents, Guardians and Sponsors of young adults who are making their First Penance, First Communion, Confirmation in our parish – We will be adding to these as the year goes on
In this three part series, Eleanor and Johanna along with Fr Chris help children prepare to celebrate Reconciliation and Holy Communion. Each episode comes with a worksheet for you to do at home. The sacrament of Reconciliation (or as some call it ‘Confession’) is the focus for this first lesson. This series was produced for the Catechetics Council of the Irish Bishops Conference by iCatholic.
Come to the Table of the Lord (1/3)
Come to the Table of the Lord – Worksheet 1
In this second lesson for those preparing for Holy Communion, Eleanor and Johanna along with Fr Chris explain more about the different parts of the Mass.
Come to the Table of the Lord – Lesson Two
Come to the Table of the Lord – Worksheet 2
In this final lesson, Eleanor and Johanna along with Fr Chris explain how to prepare and practice for receiving Holy Communion
Come to the Table of the Lord – Lesson Three
Come to the Table of the Lord – Worksheet 3
Other helpful resources For Reconciliation and First Communion
First Reconciliation – a few useful things – A look at the Sacrament of Reconciliation
Preparing for First Penance – A short leaflet with some pointers and suggestions
Your-Childs-First-Penance-Tips-For-Parents – A 1 pager with a few tips on the Sacrament
First Communion Parents booklet
Parent’s Leaflet for First Communion – A short leaflet with a few tips on the Sacrament
This series was produced for the Catechetics Council of the Irish Bishops Conference by iCatholic. This 3 part series is for young people and their families to help them prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation. There is a short worksheet for each episode that can be completed at home.
In this first episode, Eleanor and Johanna focus on the Holy Spirit and the difference it makes in our lives.
Come Holy Spirit (1/3) – Preparing for Confirmation
Worksheet to accompany Lesson 1 – Come_Holy_Spirit_Worksheet_1
Come Holy Spirit (2/3) – Preparing for Confirmation
Worksheet accompany episode 2 – come_Holy_Spirit_Worksheet_2
Come Holy Spirit (3/3) – Preparing for Confirmation
Worksheet to accompany episode 3 – Come_Holy_Spirit_Worksheet_3
Other helpful resources For Confirmation
Confirmation handbook for Parents & Sponsors – Contains details, background, reflections and practical info about the Sacrament
Confirmation Sponsor brochure Village – Useful and practical information for Sponsors – a very active & privileged role!!
Choosing a Confirmation name – Some practical information for helping your child chose their Confirmation name