Our aim is to provide Parish
Clergy and Catechists
with meaningful, exciting and easy to use resources
for nurturing young people in the Christian
Faith. We hope to continue to bring more resources.
However, there are many other resources out there
that can be used to complement or even replace
the resources we provide. Here are some of them.
A quick run down of some good Catechetical and
Preparation resources available. The list is by
no means exhaustive!
Peter Jackson and Chris
is a great resource for those preparing for
Confirmation or for those who have been confirmed
and want to know more about the Christian
Faith. It can also be used by those leading
groups preparing for Confirmation.
Alpha International, 2002
on the popular Alpha Course this is a version
for young people. There is also an accompanying
CD-ROM. A young person’s magazine style
booklet is also available.
to be Confirmed
good little resource from Diana Klein from
Catholic Diocese of Westminster. As well
as various sessions it contains two Celebration
Masses and a
Post Confirmation session.
Sister Mary Bernard Potter
SP and Nigel Bavidge
Geoffrey Chapman, 1993
Reprinted by Continnum, 2003
Confirmation preparation programme designed
for use with young people aged 13 plus, organised
into eight units and containing activity sheets,
letters, and celebration sheets. The material
is based on the structure of the Roman Catholic
Rite of Christian
Initiation of Adults.
Stephen Gomez and Jean
St Paul’s, 1995
is sub titled as being 'A pre and post confirmation
Programme for Catholic and Anglican
Teenage Christians,' which makes it a particularly
good resource for those who are keen to continue
the nurture of the young people being confirmed.
Guide to Confirmation
St Paul’s, 1993
ISBN 0854394362 (Catechist’s Guide)
ISBN 0854394370 (Candidates Guide)
earlier resource from Stephen Gomez, that
has both a Catechist’s Guide and a Candidate’s
Stephen Cottrell, Sue
Mayfield, Tim Sledge, Tony Washington
Church House Publishing, 2003
Emmaus helps young people aged between 11
and 16 years to get to grips with the basics
of the Christian faith. It contains three