Extraordinary Sacramental Preparation for Children at St Joseph’s Church, Harrogate 2020-2021

This page contains the links necessary for the programmes of Sacramental Preparation to be used by families in the preparation of their children for the reception of the Sacraments during this extraordinary year.

The first resources which are published here will introduce the sessions to be completed at home for your child’s First Holy Communion. This is for children who are currently in Year 5 at school, and were unable to receive the sacrament earlier this year.

INTRODUCTION BY

FR STEPHEN WEBB & MR PAUL FLETCHER

 

First Holy Communion Preparation Programme 2020-21

 

Introduction by Fr Henry Longbottom

Communion Help and Guidance Introduction

 

SESSION ONE

Communion Help and Guidance Session 1

 

SESSION TWO

Communion Help and Guidance Session 2

 

SESSION THREE

Communion Help and Guidance Session 3

 

SESSION FOUR

Communion Help and Guidance Session 4

 

SESSION FIVE

Communion Help and Guidance Session 5

 

SESSION SIX

Communion Help and Guidance Session 6

 

SESSION SEVEN

Communion Help and Guidance Session 7

 

Further Resources

How to Receive Holy Communion

Book of Holy Communion Prayers

Treasure Hunt Sheets Sessions 1-7

First Holy Communion – Glossary

Feelings Chart

First Holy Communion – Stickers

 

 

 

 

First Holy Communion – in normal circumstances

The First Holy Communion Programme is for children in Year 4 (and above) and will be delivered in family catechises sessions held in the parish.  Look out for further details in the parish bulletin.

The programme involves a number of sessions, run by our fantastic volunteer catechists. The first teaching session is normally held after Easter and will lead to the First Holy Communion Masses being celebrated near to the feast of Corpus Christi, in June.

How to arrange First
Holy Communion at St. Joseph’s

If you would like your child to make their First Holy Communion (Year 4 and above), please look out for details on the parish bulletin, and then collect the c=necessary forms from Father Stephen after Sunday Mass.

Receiving Holy Communion is not limited to the celebration of their First Holy Communion. It is important that children and parents are regular attendees at Sunday Mass.