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SCORE – embraces families

The readership of Parents and Catechists together continues to branch out and cover a  broader audience than it did when I started blogging four years ago. So dear readers I thought it would be helpful to set the stage for SCORE @  St. Nicholas in Evanston, IL. SCORE [Sunday Catechesis Opportunity – Religious Education]signals the beginning of a new year

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Preparing my child for Reconciliation – Parents speak out

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. “What is your hope, your desire for your child as he, she

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Unpacking the treasures of Lent

Lent 2014 Today marks the beginning of Lent 2014. Sunday’s class drew upon our creative energies as the children uncovered ways to make this a meaningful Lent as they ready their hearts for first Communion. The arching theme, Lent invites us to grow closer to Jesus, combined the elements of singing, writing, coloring, planting, and composting into a very spirited class.

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