Confirmation Preparation

Your child will be celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation in either P6 or P7.  This is an extrememly important time in their development: emotionally, academically and spiritually.

This page aims to provide supplementary guidance and resources for parents in the Diocese of Motherwell, to complement the diocesan family workbooks, especially links to useful websites for you and your child to explore.

USEFUL LINKS:

http://www.catholic.org/saints/fun_facts_arch.php 

‘Fun facts’ cartoon series about many well and less well known saints

http://www.sdc.me.uk/saints/
Stories of the saints written in the first person, for children

http://www.ainglkiss.com/saints/ 
General introduction to saints for children, and alphabetical list of saints' stories

http://www.holyspiritinteractive.net/kids/saints/
'A Saint a day' feature, based on saints' feast days

http://www.loyolapress.com/saints-stories-for-kids.htm
Saints stories for all ages, in alphabetical order

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION:


http://www.mn.catholic.org.au/catholic-faith/sacraments/confirmation 
General introduction to Confirmation from an Australian diocesan website

http://www.bne.catholic.net.au/asp/index.asp?pgid=11402
Slightly more detailed introduction to Confirmation from another Australian diocese


http://www.bne.catholic.net.au/asp/index.asp?pgid=11402&cid=7102&id=1260
Frequently asked questions section of the same diocesan website

 

CONFIRMATIONGAMES:

http://www.sadlierreligion.com/webelieve/pop_whiteboard_game.cfm?grade=5&game=9  
Fun multiple choice game about Confirmation

http://www.sadlierreligion.com/webelieve/pop_whiteboard_game.cfm?grade=5&game=8   
Fun 'hangman' game about Confirmation

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