Getting Resourced: Journeys in faith

Th?r?se Ferry

This article describes the resources used by the Diocese of Derry to prepare children for the Sacraments of Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmation. Th?r?se Ferry is the Lay Advisor at the Derry Diocesan Catechetical Centre.

The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches that, ?the catechesis of children, young people and adults aims at teaching them to meditate on the Word of God in personal prayer, practising it in liturgical prayer and internalising it at all times in order to bear fruit in a new life.? (CCC2688) The vision of the Derry Diocesan Catechetical Centre is to enable young people, families, schools and parish communities to grow in their friendship with Jesus in the Body of Christ. In a rapidly changing world and Church it is necessary to meet the challenges of today with the message of Jesus proclaimed in a simple, enthusiastic way.

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