Preparing to receive the sacraments is a unique and spiritually enriching time in a child’s life. Full of meaningful moments, the experience creates special opportunities for the entire family to affirm and celebrate their faith. Loyola Press has developed comprehensive programs to support all those involved in guiding young people on this faith journey. With Restored Order programs, adapted materials for children with special needs, and abundant video resources, the following materials will help you guide children toward a life of discipleship and an understanding of what it means to be Catholic in today’s world.
God's Gift: 2016 edition – Prepares students and their families for a lifetime of faith inspired by the graces received in the sacraments. The Primary edition (for young children) and Intermediate edition (for older children) prepare students for the Sacraments of Eucharist and Reconciliation. The newly added Restored Order edition prepares children for Confirmation in the Restored Order. Available in English and bilingual editions.
Confirmed in the Spirit – Prepares young people to receive the grace of the Holy Spirit and provides resources to catechists, parents, and sponsors. The curriculum is adaptable to fit your program duration (one-year, two-year, and half-year) as well as summer intensive, and at-home study. Available in English and bilingual editions.
Adaptive First Eucharist Preparation Kit, Adaptive Reconciliation Kit, and Adaptive Confirmation Kit – Developed to serve the faith formation needs of students with autism and other special needs. Available in both English and Spanish, the adaptive kits provide catechists, teachers, and parents with the tools and guidance to offer meaningful catechesis for all children. Available in English and Spanish.