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Recommended Resources for Sacramental Preparation for Children and Youth

There are two choices for Baptism and Confirmation, please choose one of the two resources:

Baptism is a Beginning

Edited by: Rebekah Rojcewicz
Publisher: Liturgy Training Publications
*Bilingual resource in English and Spanish
www.ltp.org/p-1877.aspx

God’s own Child (Baptism)

Authors: Bill and Patty Coleman
Publisher: Twenty Third Publications
www.twentythirdpublications.com/goownchpabo.html

We Prepare for Reconciliation

Authors : Francoise Darcy-Berube & Jean-Paul Berube
Publisher: Novalis (Twenty-Third Publications)
*Available in French
en.novalis.ca/products/we-prepare-for-reconciliation-child-parent

We Share in the Eucharist

Authors: Francoise Darcy-Berube & Jean-Paul Berube
Publisher: Novalis (Twenty-Third Publications)
*Available in French
www.novalis.ca/Product.aspx?ids=7543921

Alive in the Spirit (Confirmation)

Authors: Margaret Bick & Catherine Ecker
Publisher: Novalis (Liturgy Training Publications)
*Not available in French
www.novalis.ca/Product.aspx?ids=946878

Gifted By God (Confirmation)

Authors: David Dayler & Anne Jamieson
Publisher: Novalis (Liturgy Training Publications)
*Not available in French
www.novalis.ca/Product.aspx?ids=7623201

The Standards for Preparing Children and Youth for the Sacraments promulgated in June 2016 harmonizes the sacramental preparation practices in parishes throughout the Archdiocese. 

Additional Resources to the Standards (PDF, 40 pages)

Contact Information

Sacramental Preparation is part of the ministry of the Office of Catechesis. We are available to the parishes, schools, and religious communities that make up the Archdiocese. When requested, we provide as much help as possible for sacramental preparation in all its forms with facts, news, resources, guidance, and formation.

Coordinator, Sacramental Preparation: Julliette Moquin, phone 780-469-1010 ext. 2132
Administrative Assistant: Suzanne Brohier, phone 780-469-1010 ext. 2131
Or email using the Contact Us link and selecting Sacramental Preparation.