Handing on the Good News of Jesus Christ to children and youth invites a life-giving response of faith, hope and love from all the adults involved in sacramental preparation. Foundational aspects for the celebration of the sacraments of Baptism, First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmation in the Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan include both initial and immediate preparation through best practices.
Faith is best passed on from adult to child through:
Sharing in the triple mandate of the bishop to sanctify, to teach and to govern, a priest:
Parents fulfill their rights and duties for their children’s spiritual formation by:
Sacramental preparation needs to engage the whole parish community. The community of believer’s best supports and nurtures the faith life of the parents and children by: