Four Ways to Help Prepare Your Child for First Communion
Talk to them about the Eucharist in ways that relate to their own lives.
BY: Bert Ghezzi
4. Celebration. We have parties to celebrate events and anniversaries, and the Eucharist is a celebration of the most important event ever. You may find the following themes helpful:
- "At parties, we celebrate with special foods and drinks, and we do things like sing and dance to express how we feel."
- "The Eucharist is a celebration. We gather with friends to remember the death and resurrection of Jesus."
- "The Eucharist is a thanksgiving celebration of what God has done for us in Christ."