Category: Reflections

Helping your child participate at Mass

This is a very significant year in your child’s faith formation.  Yes, the children are preparing for their first experience of Reconciliation and Communion.  At St. Nicholas  the children receive  Reconciliation before they come to the Table of the Lord.   The sacramental process also includes helping our children […]

Being Catholic…Being Church

WK 5 Our kids know about belonging. Sunday’s lesson created that opening for the children to call out the different communities in which they belong: Family! Soccer team! Scouts! Neighborhood! School! Church!  All these communities are significant and inform their faith formation.  The one community we focused on […]

Fostering Discipleship

 WK 4 This week the children were sent forth from class wearing a colorful “I am a disciple of Jesus” card.   I hope you were able to catch some of the enthusiasm they generated in class.  We were engaged in a lively discussion as the children shared with […]