First Reconciliation and First Communion

Bishop Hugh Gilbert has asked the Ogilvie Centre to develop, from the This is Our Faith curriculum, a list of essential points to be covered by catechists of First Reconciliation and First Communion.


Other First Reconciliation and First Communion Links:

  • “Blessed!” from Dynamic Catholic – Brilliantly designed and presented program with free workbooks, videos, and catechist and parent materials.
  • “Catholic Icing” for First Reconciliation – Wonderful crafts and creative ideas for teaching this sacrament, some for free, some for a small fee.
  • “Catholic Icing” for First Communion – Wonderful crafts and creative ideas for teaching this sacrament, some for free, some for a small fee.
  • “SDC” – Sixteen free lessons and worksheets which cover First Reconciliation and First Communion topics
  • “Anchor” Program – This program is a beautiful introduction to the sacraments for parents of children being prepared for First Communion developed by the Dominican Sisters of St. Joseph in New Forest, England. A wonderful way to link parents and children and reinvigorate the faith of parents during this precious year.
  • We Share in the Eucharist – This newly revised edition of the On Our Way With Jesus series, complete with short, thought-provoking, colourful sidebars invites children, parents, and catechists to enter the mysteries of faith more deeply.
  • Sadlier Religion Books – Prepare children, youth, and their families to participate fully in the sacramental life of the Church. Sadlier programs and prayer books guide students to a deeper understanding of meeting Jesus in the sacraments.