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Books to Help You Prepare Your Child for their First Confession and First Holy Communion



There are many books available to parents to help you in preparing your child for the sacraments of Reconciliation (First Confession) and the Eucharist (First Holy Communion). The following are a selection of books which are available through Veritas Shops - further information is available on their website www.veritas.ie

Preparing for First Reconciliation

ISBN: 1847304001

Author: Elaine Mahon

Price: €4.99 - This book is the first in a two-part series designed to help parents and families prepare for the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist with their children.



Preparing for First Holy Communion

ISBN: 184730401X

Author: Elaine Mahon

Price: €4.99 - The second in a two-part series designed to help parents and families prepare for the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Communion with their children.



I Am Preparing for my First Confession

ISBN: 0855976195

Original Text: Marie Paule Mordefroid with Cathecist Team
English Translation: John McCollough & Jean-Claude Selvini
Illustrations: Christelle Fargue McCrimmons
Price: €7.65 - Preparation for the sacrament of Reconciliation is presented in the light of the Parable of the Prodigal Son.


Teach It: Penance and Reconcilation

ISBN: 1931709882

Author: Ana Arista White & Joseph D White, PhD
Price: €10.40
Teach It, Penance and Reconcilation gives you new insights and ideas for helping children -- and their parents! -- learn about coming to Christ in the Sacrament of Reconciliation



I Am Preparing for my First Communion

ISBN: 0855976187

Original Text: Marie Paule Mordefroid with Cathecist Team
English Translation: John McCollough & Jean-Claude Selvini
Illustrations: Christelle Fargue McCrimmons
Price: €7.65
A reflection on the meaning of first communion, practical advice on each page of the booklet, a revision scheme to use with the child.


Joy Joy The Mass

ISBN: 0879733500

Author: Jeannine Timko Leichner
Price: €5.70

It is a simple, sensible way to teach your young child why we go to church and the very basics for what we are doing when we are there.




Called to His Supper: A Preparation for First Eucharist

ISBN: 0879731389

Author: Jeannine Timko Leichner
Price: €4.75

Hands on projects and orthodox catechesis combine in a First Communion course suitable for classroom or home use.



The Gift of Holy Communion

ISBN: 0879462264

Author: Sister Kathleen Glavich
Price: €3.95

The Gift of Holy Communion enables parents to help their children understand, celebrate and remember the spiritual significance of their First Communion.