God has given you many gifts, like peace and hope and joy. But the greatest gift, is Jesus the Lord. You will be receiving God’s greatest gift in the sacrament of the Eucharistyour First Holy Communion. You’ll find out more about yourself, the world around you and the people in it. And most importantly you’ll learn how to become a special friend of Jesus.
Prayers to help you
Sign of the Cross
In the name of the Father, and of the son, and of the holy spirit, Amen.
Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, And forgive us our trespasses, And we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, But deliver us from evil.
Hail Mary, Full of grace, the lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for us sinners, now, and at the hour of our death, Amen.
A prayer for my family
O Jesus, bless my father, my mother, my brothers and sisters, and all others I ought to pray for.
Prayers before Holy Communion
O Jesus, I love you. I wish wish all my heart to receive you. Dear Jesus, give me your flesh to eat, and your blood to drink. Come to me and live always with me.
Prayers after Holy Communion
O Jesus, I believe that you have come to me in Holy Communion because you have said it and your word is true, O Jesus, I love you. Make me love you even more. O Jesus, I thank you for coming to me in Holy Communion.
Every Sunday our Parish family gather together to celebrate a special meal, it is called the Eurcharist.
The word Eucharist comes from a Greek word that means Thanksgiving. So when we gather together for the Eucharist
- We thank God for all the wonderful gifts we have received.
- We listen to God’s word and praise God for being good.
- We tell God how sorry we are for the wrong things we have done.
- We let the people around us know we want to be friends.
- We pray for those who need our love and care.
- We go to the table to receive Jesus in the bread and wine.
￼When you receive your First Communion and every time you receive communion after that, you are accepting God’s Greatest Gift. You are saying “Yes” to Jesus.
As the bread is being offered to you, you will hear the words “The Body of Christ” And you will answer “Amen”
As the cup is being offered to you, you will hear the words.. “The Blood of Christ” And you will answer “Amen”
When you say “Amen“, you are telling Jesus ..... Yes, Jesus... I know you are here.
Yes Jesus...I believe in the things you said, and I’m going to live my life loving others, too.