Bonus Resources

We’ve enhanced our lessons and support materials to help you to confidently prepare children for first Sacraments. You’ll find everything you need by choosing from the options listed below.

Together in Jesus Program Director’s Handbook

Click here to access the Together in Jesus Program Director’s Handbook.

Special Learning Needs Guide: Together in Jesus: First Reconciliation

Click here to access the suggested accommodations for using Together in Jesus: First Reconciliation with children with special needs.

Special Learning Needs Guide: Together in Jesus: First Eucharist

Click here [English] to access the suggested accommodations for using Together in Jesus: First Eucharist with children with special needs.

Articles from Catechist, Catholic Digest, and Today's Catholic Teachers

Click here for a selection of articles

Together in Jesus Lesson Review Templates

These Lesson Review Templates can be used to review what a child has learned after each lesson. They are especially helpful in sacramental preparation programs that include home study, and serve as one method to assure that the family/child completed the lessons at home (English and Spanish).

Reconciliation

Eucharist

Confirmation

Resources to Support Two-Year Sacramental Preparation Programs

We offer the following resources to supplement your parish or diocese’s two-year sacramental preparation program.
Special Learning Needs Guide: Together in Jesus: First Eucharist

Click here to access the suggested accommodations for using Together in Jesus: First Eucharist with children with special needs.

Special Learning Needs Guide: Together in Jesus First Reconciliation

Click here to access the suggested accommodations for using Together in Jesus: First Reconciliation with children with special needs.

Music CD and Lyrics

Here are the song lyrics for the new Together in Jesus music collection for Reconciliation, Confirmation, and Eucharist, featuring songs by well-known Catholic composer John Burland.

To purchase downloads of the music, click here.

To order the music CDs, click here.

Video Links

These videos will help bring the message of the lesson to life. Play them in the session or share links with children and parents to extend the lesson in the parish or at home.

Reconciliation Video Links

First Eucharist Video Links

Confirmation/First Eucharist Video Links

Vídeo de Primera Eucaristía

Vídeo de Primera Reconciliación

Coloring pages

Share these free coloring pages with your children! Clik here

Correlation to Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Good News

Learn how to integrate Together in Jesus within your Good News sessions for Grades 2–3. Click here

Together in Jesus Lesson Review Templates

These Lesson Review Templates can be used to review what a child has learned after each lesson. They are especially helpful in sacramental preparation programs that include home study, and serve as one method to assure that the family/child completed the lessons at home (English and Spanish).

Reconciliation

Eucharist

Confirmation

Home Guide E-blasts for Parents

Here you will find downloadable PDFs for each session so you can share lesson summaries and video links with parents and families.

First Reconciliation: EnglishSpanish

Eucharist: EnglishSpanish

Additional resources on the Mass and Sacraments for Families

Click here for a selection of articles

Special Learning Needs Guide: Together in Jesus: First Eucharist

Click here to access the suggested accommodations for using Together in Jesus: First Eucharist with children with special needs.

Special Learning Needs Guide: Together in Jesus: First Reconciliation

Click here to access the suggested accommodations for using Together in Jesus: First Reconciliation with children with special needs.

Together in Jesus Lesson Review Templates

These Lesson Review Templates can be used to review what a child has learned after each lesson. The templates can be printed out, completed at home, and submitted as directed by your parish or school (English and Spanish).

Reconciliation

Eucharist

Confirmation

Music CD and Lyrics

Here are the song lyrics for the new Together in Jesus music collection for Reconciliation, Confirmation, and Eucharist, featuring songs by well-known Catholic composer John Burland.

To purchase downloads of the music, click here.

To order the music CDs, click here.

Coloring pages

Share these free coloring pages with your children! Click here

Home Guides

Here you will find downloadable PDFs for each session so you can review lesson summaries and share lesson-related video links with your child.

First Reconciliation: EnglishSpanish

Eucharist: EnglishSpanish

Additional resources on the Mass and Sacraments for Families

Click here for a selection of articles