Boys first communion present

(14 Posts)
Twizzleegg Tue 02-Apr-19 18:33:06

My son's friend is doing his first communion and as I am not Catholic I have no idea what to buy as a present. I can club together with another friend's mum to get something nice.
Any ideas?

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Ricekrispie22 Tue 02-Apr-19 19:34:07

The Brick Bible www.amazon.co.uk/Brick-Bible-Complete-Set-Presents/dp/1626361770?tag=mumsnetforu03-21
Building Faith Brick by Brick www.amazon.co.uk/Building-Faith-Brick-Imaginative-Children/dp/1606741926?tag=mumsnetforu03-21

HelenaJustina Tue 02-Apr-19 19:36:49

‘Dear Pope Francis’
A book of letters to the Holy Father from children around the world.

Twizzleegg Tue 02-Apr-19 19:36:54

Oh I like that grin it's funny. My husband says it's a confirmation not first communion... Does that make any difference?

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NaughtToThreeSadOnions Tue 02-Apr-19 19:40:49

Yes it does make a slight difference communion is normally aged 7-8 prehaps 9

Confirmation is 12 -13-14. Depenting on area

So the brick bible might not be appriote

Tbh, mostly you just get money for confimation rather than a present

AfterSchoolWorry Tue 02-Apr-19 19:41:37

Cash in a card is the usual.

NaughtToThreeSadOnions Tue 02-Apr-19 19:41:40

How old is the boy - your husbamd moght be wrong

Twizzleegg Tue 02-Apr-19 19:42:33

He's 13 so my husband is right.

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HaventGotAllDay Tue 02-Apr-19 19:43:08

Money or gadgets.
They really really don't want anything godly, at least here in Italy. The religious gifts are given for the baptism.

Twizzleegg Tue 02-Apr-19 19:43:44

I still love the brick bible but probably he's too old.

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Lisette1940 Tue 02-Apr-19 19:44:41

An Italian friend got ds a beautiful wallet for his First Communion but he also received a lovely Christian wall icon from his Godmother.

NaughtToThreeSadOnions Tue 02-Apr-19 19:45:34

Yup thats confimation - cash in the card.

shatteredandstressed Tue 02-Apr-19 21:42:22

Money & card definitely.

HelenaJustina Wed 03-Apr-19 06:48:36

Cash and card for Confirmation! You could do nice piece of jewellery for a girl of the same age but less easy for a boy.

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