Tag: parenting and sacraments

Sacramental preparation: First Reconciliation.

Last Sunday marked the start of St. Nicholas Religious Education.  Once again my attention focuses on a special group of children preparing to celebrate the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist. At the very heart of  sacramental preparation: Reconciliation is an attitude, a way of being present in our […]

First Reconciliation – a Sacrament for Parents

Making connections: Parents and the Sacrament of Reconciliation – Throughout this time of sacramental preparation,  I am becoming more and more convinced that the Sacrament of Reconciliation is about parenting, and providing parents with the support and encouragement needed  to raise loving and faith-filled children. The graces of […]