We continue our Journey towards First Reconciliation – our lesson design for this week: to create a space along with prompts for the children to discover and articulate the best version of myself.
This week marked the beginning of Lent. We’re quite familiar with the routine, 40 days of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. On Ash Wednesday, our foreheads were signed with the cross, that powdery residue from burnt palms. Lent is one of my favorite liturgical seasons; it’s that time of […]
Formal preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation has begun. Yes, it really is a seamless process that aligns with our children’s psychosocial development. Parents need to be assured that it’s not meant to be a time of doing “mental gymnastics,” wondering if we’re covering everything, and will the […]
Parents speak of their hearts’ desire when it comes to preparing their child for the sacrament of Reconciliation. This was so evident Tuesday evening at our first parent gathering for sacramental preparation which allowed time to come to know one another, and for small and large group sharing. […]