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Baptism, First Confession and First Communion
Now I am not an expert sacrament prepper- so don't bet all your savings on me, but I have two kids going through their sacraments and two more on their way up. So far I am finding we are pretty well prepared- at least our priest thinks we are. So if it helps you out to tell you what we do, great! Thanks for reading!
First Communion Novena- 9 days long
What helps in your visit to your priest is having a journal of some kind showing what you have studied with your child. Bring your books, artwork whatever and also organize worksheets or other loose sheets into a binder that easy to view through clear sleeves. Add anything from Catechesis of the Good Shepherd that your kids bring home.
Here's some ideas for prepping your kids. *outside your catechisms which you should be memorizing
Genna's journal 2017 below (I don't have a post on just her, but she has been working on it FOREVER)
First Communion FELT Banner
Genna's Banner 2017:
Step-by-Step: How to make a First Communion Banner Series
Baptism Pennant Banner- paper deocration
First Communion Invites and PAPER decorations
or Knox's DIY invites
First Communion Pennant Party Banner- PAPER decoration
You can buy them on Amazon:
or make your own and change out the kids' names.
Going to have a party afterward?
Need some meaningful ideas for a cake, or cookies- now mine are not designer perfect at all, just good ol' mom good enough for my kids to get excited about thier sacrament good ;) Oh and don't think that you can pull this all off the night before. I planned out a week of preparation to make this day happen smoothly. It was so worth working on it all in advance.
Dessert ideas First Communion 2015 party
cake topper with chalice- a good hint is melt the candies first in a separate bowl, then scrap them into the mold.