Tag Archives: Sacraments

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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Sharing our Catholic Faith with our Children

Sunday the children left SCORE class with two items, their little “I am a disciple of Jesus” neck-placard, and their Creemos/We Believe religion book. So true to form, they were sent on a mission to share with you the book that they will be using during this year of sacramental preparation.  To reinforce and practice at home what we did in class, the

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Entering the Process of Sacramental Preparation

This past week, Level 2 parents, children, and catechists began preparing for the children’s first experience of the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist. There is an excitement of getting ready for the reception of the sacraments, especially the sacrament of Eucharist. As Level 2 catechists, we commit to build upon their enthusiasm that the children bring to the classroom each

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Being Catholic…Being Church

WK 5 Our kids know about belonging. Sunday’s lesson created that opening for the children to call out the different communities in which they belong: Family! Soccer team! Scouts! Neighborhood! School! Church!  All these communities are significant and inform their faith formation.  The one community we focused on in particular was belonging to a CHURCH, our St. Nicholas parish community. 

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