Make a way with Mend, a first Reconciliation experience for the entire family. Invite parents to reflect on their experience of Reconciliation and equip them to teach, share faith, and pray with their children. Families will encounter Jesus and experience the beauty of Reconciliation through hands-on activities and meaningful conversations. Watch families dive deeper into the incredible gift God gives us of Reconciliation, with Mend.

1
At-Home Parent Meeting
  7
At-Home Family Meetings
2
At-Church Sessions
1
At-Church Mini-Retreat

FEATURES

Hands-On

experiential and engages the entire family

Empowers and Equips Parents

to teach, share faith, and lead prayer

Restores Trust

in a forgiving God

Accessible Teachings

for families at different places in their faith journeys

AVAILABLE FORMATS

Box

  • Beautifully Printed Meeting Guides and Cards
  • High Quality Supplies
  • 1 Box Per-Family (includes supplies for up to 7 for whole family activities)  
  • Order

Box + Martha

  • Requires a Martha Branch and Users
  • Built-In Family Follow Throughs
  • Utilize Martha's Other Features
  • Yearly License
  • Order

Digital + Martha

  • Requires a Martha Branch and Users
  • Built-In Family Follow Throughs
  • Adapted Activities
  • Printable PDFs
  • Available Bi-Lingually in Spanish
  • Yearly License
  • Order

BOX ADD-ONS 

Extra Child Supplies

  • For Each Additional Child in the Family Preparing to Receive First Reconciliation
  • Includes Extra Card Pack and Examen Bag
  • Order

Spanish 

  • Printed Sheets and Cards to Make the Box Bilingual
  • Order

SUPPORT MATERIALS

At-Church Support Materials

  • 2 At-Church Sessions (parent and child separated)
  • 1 At-Church Mini-Retreat (parent and child together)
  • Supply Lists and Scripts
  • Printable PDFs
  • Integrates With and Supports At-Home Experiences 
  • Order

Leader Guide

  • Description of the Included Content 
  • A Few Tips on How to Best Lead the Resource
  • Scope and Sequence
  • Printable Family Follow Throughs 
  • Coming Soon

ADDITIONAL INFO

Mend is designed for the entire family to participate while maintaining a special focus on the early elementary school aged child preparing to receive first Reconciliation.   

Nihil Obstat: 
Rev. William Goldin, S.T.D.
Censor Librorum
August 12, 2020

Imprimatur: 
Most Rev. Kevin William Vann, J.C.D., D.D.
Bishop of Orange in California
August 15, 2020

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Box Components

1 Custom Printed Mailer Box, 1 Pack of Family Meeting Sheets, 1 Pack of Cards, 1 Football, 1 Bottle of Holy Water, 1 Jar of Creation Dough, 7 Paper Apples, 1 Wood Sheep, 1 Wood Cross, 1 Examen Bag with 7 Wood Hearts and 7 Rocks, 1 Ball of Twine.

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1 Custom Printed Mailer Box, 1 Pack of Family Meeting Sheets, 1 Pack of Cards, 1 Football, 1 Bottle of Holy Water, 1 Jar of Creation Dough, 7 Paper Apples, 1 Wood Sheep, 1 Wood Cross, 1 Examen Bag with 7 Wood Hearts and 7 Rocks, 1 Ball of Twine.