Children meet the gentle Jesus while they prepare for their first Holy Communion. Written in the engaging pastoral style of the Redemptorists, Meet the Gentle Jesus: First Eucharist sacrament preparation introduces the Mass and the sacrament of the Eucharist in ways that inspire youngsters to take a lifelong journey of knowing and loving Jesus, and to become missionary disciples.
Meet the Gentle Jesus: First Eucharist is a complete curriculum and it is in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. The components are:
The eight chapters of First Eucharist for Children are:
Each fully illustrated chapter includes:
The charming, colorful illustrations by renowned artist Jeff Albrecht engage children and help make the doctrine understandable to them. The book includes a complete glossary.
Meet the Gentle Jesus: First Eucharist has been reviewed by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and has been found to be in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church.