Ora et Schola

First Holy Communion Preparation: Easy Lessons to Teach the Faith

St. Joseph First Communion Catechism for First Holy Communion Preparation

First Holy Communion Preparation is one of the most important journeys for a Catholic. Preparation should be efficient and effective. It is the parents’ responsibility (and privilege!) to raise their children in the faith. As a parent and religious education catechist, I believe that the New Saint Joseph First Communion Catechism provides every child with […]

How to Prepare Children for the First Sacrament of Reconciliation

Receiving the First Sacrament of Reconciliation is a blessed time in every parent’s and child’s life. Preparing to receive this beautiful sacrament is very important.  Your child may be attending religious education, or your child may be attending Catholic school. Either way, it is the parents’ responsibility to teach their children their faith. As parents, […]