Engage Older Children in Grades 4-6 in Sacramental Preparation

Invited By Christ is a seven-step (lessons) sacramental preparation program leading older children on a journey to encountering Christ in the Sacraments of Reconciliation and the Eucharist.

Student Lessons

Featuring seven-steps (lessons), one hour each or 13 shorter ones, Invited by Christ prepares children in grades 4-6 for both First Reconciliation and First Eucharist, offering a more in-depth preparation for these important sacraments. Each step also includes a family section that answers a corresponding question from the Catechism of the Catholic Church plus a parent FAQ segment is provided in the appendix.

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Teaching Guide

The Teaching Guide offers activity options for children in different age groups, and also provides ideas for adaptations for students with special needs. Retreat and parent meeting scripts and outlines are given to further ensure the program’s success. Scripture backgrounds and connections to the Catechism of the Catholic Church are provided for ongoing catechist formation.

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Bilingual Edition

  • Full bilingual student book will offer lessons in both English and Spanish
  • FAQ section will answer commonly asked questions about First Reconciliation and First Eucharist

Engaging, Flexible, and Family-friendly!


  • Kid-friendly, comic book-style illustrations
  • Sara and Benjamin serve as young “tour guides”
  • Helps children learn prayers and what they need to know to receive the sacraments


  • Provides options for different age groups
  • Includes lesson adaptations for children with special needs
  • Coordinating Spotify playlist features songs by catholic composer John Burland


  • Includes a family activity and catechism Q&A at the end of each step
  • Parent FAQ section provided in the appendix


These online support materials will help you confidently prepare children for first sacraments.

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