First Communion Book

Our sisters are always discovering new ways of sharing the Benedictine spirit.  Recently a some of our sisters have used their skills at writing and art to put together books for the public.  Check out what we've published so far!


Jesus in My Heart: Preparing for First Holy Communion

by Sr. Immaculata Bertolli, OSB
Hardcover. 44 pages.
This book will prove to be an invaluable tool for preparing your child or student to receive First Holy Communion.  The 18 lessons and hands-on activities are aimed at helping your child to foster a loving relationship with Jesus.  Each lesson is followed by an activity for the child to do, to reinforce the learning process.  Activities range from making pizza dough, to drawing pictures, to creating a tissue flower bouquet for Jesus.  

About the author:
Sr. Immaculata is a nun at the Abbey of St. Walburga and has given children's retreats, including retreats for First Holy Communion, for the past 5 years.

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A look inside the book!
First Communion Activity
First Communion Activity
First Communion Activity
First Communion Activity
The special feature of this book is a fold out card with pocket that looks like a tabernacle.  The text above invites the child to make a drawing or write a letter to Jesus and then place it in the tabernacle (ie in the pocket)!