A New Way of Seeing

Partnering with Parents

Rituals for Confirmation preparation

posted Feb 21, 2014, 7:10 PM by Susan Doubet   [ updated Feb 21, 2014, 7:10 PM ]

Either of these prayer rituals could be incorporated into parish Mass or a gathering with parents, sponsors and candidates. Blessing by parents, especially laying on of hands, could be exceptionally powerful.


Confirmation Covenant (signed by candidate and parents and presented to the Pastor at a special weekend Mass)

First Communion mini-retreat

posted Feb 21, 2014, 7:04 PM by Susan Doubet   [ updated Feb 21, 2014, 7:04 PM ]

First Reconciliation

posted Feb 21, 2014, 6:52 PM by Susan Doubet   [ updated Feb 21, 2014, 6:53 PM ]

About 2 weeks prior to the First Reconciliation liturgies, we ask families to attend a Parent/Child Gathering which is highly interactive, mainly between parent and child. Below are handouts which describe some of the activities for these gatherings:

First Reconciliation Liturgy
  • Click here to view/print worship aide which describes the family prayer stations which follow individual confession.

Intergenerational Resources from Loyola Press

posted Feb 21, 2014, 6:34 PM by Susan Doubet   [ updated Feb 21, 2014, 6:34 PM ]

Click below to link to intergenerational resources from Loyola Press.

Parent Newsletters from Loyola Press

posted Feb 21, 2014, 6:21 PM by Susan Doubet   [ updated Feb 21, 2014, 6:22 PM ]

Click here to link to parent newsletters you can download, print, or link to.

Confirmation Candidate/Sponsor Faith-Sharing

posted Feb 21, 2014, 5:39 PM by Susan Doubet   [ updated Feb 21, 2014, 6:57 PM ]

Sample discussion guide for Confirmation Candidates and their Sponsors:



A discussion guide for candidates and sponsors at Confirmation rehearsal:

Praying with Your Five Fingers

posted Feb 21, 2014, 5:29 PM by Susan Doubet   [ updated Feb 21, 2014, 5:30 PM ]

Blessings

posted Feb 21, 2014, 5:19 PM by Susan Doubet   [ updated Feb 21, 2014, 5:19 PM ]

Click here to view/print.

From Celebrating Catholic Rites & Rituals in Religion Class
Authors: Kathy Chateau and Paula Miller
Published by Twenty-Third Publications
ISBN: 0-89622-939-4

Pocket/Purse Scavenger Hunt

posted Feb 21, 2014, 5:12 PM by Susan Doubet   [ updated Feb 21, 2014, 5:12 PM ]

Websites for Catechists and Parents

posted Aug 23, 2013, 3:09 PM by Susan Doubet   [ updated Aug 23, 2013, 3:09 PM ]

Click on any of the links below for lists of websites and web addresses.


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