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Breathe in us your Holy Spirit

It’s our fourth SCORE session, and the focus: The Holy Spirit’s guidance in our lives. Giving “breath” to the instruction of the Holy Spirit takes deliberate planning, and praying for inspiration. Truth be told, a theological treatise on the Holy Spirit is beyond comprehension for little children preparing for the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist. The mantra: Keep it simple, concrete

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Children recall their Baptism as they begin preparing for Reconciliation

Our children’s first experience of the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist are significant moments in their faith formation. Though sacramental preparation involves the whole family, greater focus is placed on the interaction between the child and parent. Prior to our formal preparation of the sacrament of Reconciliation, we begin with reviewing the sacrament of Baptism. Rather than draw on our

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The Gathering Rite – Increasing your child’s participation at Mass

We continue our “mini-series” fostering active participation with our children at Mass. When you enter the gathering space, find a seat where your child can see what is going on at Mass. The Gathering Rite .  Singing calls us to worship. After the song number is announced, share the song book with your child, and sing together.   Have you ever thought

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