Last Call: Weekly Giveaway to Celebrate First Communion

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Thank you to On This Day Designs, Arma Dei: Equipping Catholic FamiliesIgnatius Press, and Pauline Books & Media for generously sponsoring our giveaway this week!

This week’s giveaway:

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On This Day Designs - rosary wrap bracelet

Crackle Glass Rosary Wrap

From On This Day Designs

Single decade rosary wrap strung on memory wire so it will fit any child’s wrist. The white ceylon seed beads and clear crackle glass beads create a lovely bracelet for that special First Communion outfit. Add the matching Chalice Necklace with Crackle Glass Beads, meaningful accessories for her special day.

Medal: Pewter crucifix 7/8″
Beads: Czech glass seed beads, clear crackle glass beads
Memory wire
Size: Child

On This Day Designs - cross earrings

First Communion Earrings

From On This Day Designs

  • Medal: Pewter Cross with Chalice and host
  • Sterling silver ball post and back

Catholic Mom Sacrament Craft Kit Bundle

Sacrament Craft Kit Bundle

By Arma Dei: Equipping Catholic Families

Includes:

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Hand in Hand with Jesus Faith Journal

By Arma Dei: Equipping Catholic Families

Hardcover with inside wire binding: 176 pages

Two Journals in one!  The first section of the Faith Journal traces the teaching and celebration of the seven Sacraments and the Catholic Faith. The second section of the Faith Journal (“Heart to heart with Jesus”) offers thought provoking questions and reflections on life and a growing relationship with Jesus.

This hardcover, concealed coil book is packed with prompting reflections and questions, tracing the child’s Catholic journey of Faith: the celebration of the Sacraments, the growing knowledge of the Catholic Faith through Catechism and Tradition and the child’s deepening personal relationship with Jesus.

Catechism references are included to look up specific questions, although there is a complete answer key in the back of the book for Catechism based questions.

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My First Holy Communion

From Ignatius Press

This book is a completely unique presentation of the Catholic faith for children preparing for First Holy Communion. It is a rare combination of gifted writing, wonderful vibrant illustration, and exquisite design. Through stories from the Bible, bits of the Church’s history, and descriptions of the sacraments, this book leads young people and their parents or grandparents into the mystery of the Eucharist. The heart of the Church and her sacraments is presented as the life of Jesus himself.

First published in Ireland under the guidance of renowned theologian Father Vincent Twomey, SVD. A glorious volume with gorgeous full color illustrations on every page. Provides thorough sacramental preparation, and includes parent pages with important in-depth explanations. Ideal gift for children!

Deirdre Mary Ascough is a mother and teacher. She has bachelor’s degree in theology from Milltown Institute, Dublin, and a master’s in theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio.

Lisa E. Brown is a highly accomplished artist who works in a wide variety of media. She was commissioned by Pope John Paul II in 2002 to provide ten giant portraits of well-known saints for the World Youth Day in Toronto, Canada.

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Jesus with Us: The Gift of the Eucharist (3 copies)

From Pauline Books & Media

Jesus with Us: The Gift of the Eucharist is an excellent way to help children who are preparing for, or have already made, First Communion to understand the place of the Eucharist in history. Lively, full-page illustrations accompanying each story enable. Ages 6-8

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  1. My favorite First Communion memory comes from my son Thomas who, after having just receiving communion, said in a whisper to me “Mom, just think now I can be this close to Jesus each time I come to mass!” .

  2. I love seeing the awe and wonder on people’s faces when they receive Our Lord for the very first time. What a chorus of praise the angels must be singing!

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