Preparation for the celebration of Reconciliation enters its eighth week.
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.
It’s the weekend; and in this region we awake to a crisp, clear, cold morning. Such an abrupt change when temperatures last weekend peaked into the 50’s. Today, weather models predict…up to an inch of snow this evening. When I experience the first snowfall, or a fresh layer […]