Monthly Archives: May 2012

Chapter 18 – God’s Mercy

Hear about, and pray for, God’s mercy praying the Chaplet of Divine Mercy with Donna Cori Gibson singing ….

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Cultural Challenge and Reconciliation

We have a need for ongoing personal conversion (assisted by the Sacrament of Reconciliation we are studying) which in turn is what is needed also for a cultural shift toward remembering God, which is the invitation/challenge in front of us… … Continue reading

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Is it time yet? (For confession that is…)

Fr Iffert also suggests… We’ve learned that God is the source of our being (Gen 1:26), we are created for one another (Gen 2:18), and all the universe is ours to rejoice in (Gen 1:29-30). So, if you ever… … … Continue reading

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How Often Should I Confess?

Father John Iffert, our Chapter Guide for chapter 18 (Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation: God is Rich in Mercy), responds to the question, “How often should I confess?” The church teaches that we must receive the Eucharist at least once each … Continue reading

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The Eucharist – Source and Summit of the Christian Life

Sister Barbara Jean Franklin, A.S.C., the Chapter Guide for this week’s chapter, proposed the following dramatic activity in imagination with older kids in looking at the Eucharist in different light… Myles Connolly introduced the world to his title character, Mr.Blue, in 1928.  Within … Continue reading

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Chapter 17: The Eucharist

Following is a beautiful song, “Trust in Me,” after a short talk on the Eucharist by contemporary Catholic artist Donna Cori Gibson.

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Confirmation and Remembering Baptism

The other night my husband and I watched the final episode of the Catholicism series (great episode, and I recommend the full series!). Talking about Hell, following along with Dante, Father Robert Barron reminded us that Saint Augustine described sin … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit Producing Fruit…

These young Confirmandi  have an idea of the fruit being produced in their lives by the Holy Spirit…  This week’s study on the Sacrament of Confirmation is also an invitation to ask the Holy Spirit to work in our lives anew, with … Continue reading

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Chapter 16 – Confirmation: Consecrated for Mission

This week’s Chapter Guide invites us to consider these questions: 1. How do you see the Spirit active in your life, in the life of your parish, in the life of the diocese, and in the life of the Church … Continue reading

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