Category Archives: Reflections

Refreshing waters of Baptism on a hot Sunday morning.

Sunday’s temperatures peeked in the upper 80’s as we gathered around the baptismal font at St. Nick’s Church.  The children gleefully dipped and splashed their little hands in the pool. They easily identified with the cool and refreshing water of the font, several children enthusiastically talked about being at the beach the day before. One little girl said, “Our bodies

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Why we need a King. . .

Parents and catechists play a significant role in the faith formation of children – it’s all about relationships. Each Sunday, when they drop off their children for religious education (SCORE) I look for many opportunities to engage in conversation. In addition, I send out weekly musings to the parents which gives them an opportunity to talk with their children about what happened

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Breathe in us your Holy Spirit

It’s our fourth SCORE session, and the focus: The Holy Spirit’s guidance in our lives. Giving “breath” to the instruction of the Holy Spirit takes deliberate planning, and praying for inspiration. Truth be told, a theological treatise on the Holy Spirit is beyond comprehension for little children preparing for the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist. The mantra: Keep it simple, concrete

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