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 […]
The start of Religious Education marks the beginning of our journey towards first Reconciliation. At our parish, St. Nicholas in Evanston IL, the children and parents celebrate the sacrament on Saturday, February 3, 2018
Thanksgiving opens the heart to express gratitude for the many blessings of each day. This day I take pause to recount the blessings surrounding my ministry as a catechist. I am most grateful for accompanying parents and their children prepare for the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist.
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 […]