Watermelon Baptism Font

By |2015-06-09T05:34:40+10:00August 4th, 2014|Categories: Recipes, Sacrament Essentials|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A perfect summer treat and a healthier option to a cake, this watermelon recipe is so simple and fresh. All it takes is a watermelon, a knife and delicious seasonal fruit. It's a perfect dish for a Baptism party or kid's birthday. Ingredients 1 whole watermelon. a sharp knife a melon baller Seasonal fruit, washed,

Baptism Cakes

By |2017-09-07T01:58:22+10:00August 4th, 2014|Categories: Recipes, Sacrament Essentials|Tags: , , , , , |

No Sacrament celebration is complete without cake! Here are some unique ideas to mark your child's or godchild's baptism. 1. Icing Sugar Patterns This is as simple as baking whatever baked goodie you like, brownies, tea cake, (or even a packet mix) and then  placing a stencil on top and scattering icing sugar over the

2014 June

By |2017-09-07T02:39:29+10:00June 3rd, 2014|Categories: E-Magazines, Sacrament Essentials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hello and welcome to the first in our special series on the Sacraments! For Catholics, Sacraments are a big deal. They are major maturing milestones in our faith life, and often the centre of our communal life. Despite their centrality, many parents feel ill-equipped to prepare their children for the Sacraments, relying instead almost solely on

Spiritual Communion Prayer

By |2017-09-07T01:34:34+10:00June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Rituals & Prayer, Sacrament Essentials|Tags: , , , , , |

  We are required to attend Mass every Sunday and to participate in the celebration. For most of us, this includes receiving communion, though there can be good reasons why someone might not take communion such as needing to go to Confession or having only just finished eating. In these situations, we are encouraged to

First Communion Cards

By |2017-09-07T01:33:40+10:00June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Craft, Sacrament Essentials|Tags: , , , , , , |

Your child's First Communion is a special opportunity to invite family and friends to pray for your child as they prepare for the Sacrament. We've put together four different A6 prayer cards for precisely this purpose! For the best results, print them on some thin cardstock and compose a little prayer with your family to

Communion Colour-in

By |2017-09-07T01:32:52+10:00June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Craft, Sacrament Essentials|Tags: , , , , , , |

Your child's First Communion is a big event and one that is often full of children of all ages including little ones. Keeping them engaged and busy during Mass can be a difficult! However, that should never stop you from bringing them along! Your children belong in Church and are an immense gift to the