Enter most CCD classes and what do you see. Heads bobbing, boredom, abstract ideas, memorizing the Ten Commandments, lists of Old Testament figures, and a tons of don’ts. But what is our faith? A living relationship with Jesus Christ! […]Read more
Month: December 2012
Pray for the Priests Being Ordained Now!
At the moment this is posted, the ordination mass of 44 new priests with the Legionaries of Christ will beginning in Rome. (I am there as this was written a few days ago with delayed publishing.) Mass begins at 9:30 […]Read more
Spice up the Youth Mass… With Latin!
One of the deepest needs teens have is to belong to something bigger than themselves. A soccer team is bigger than any individual member but it doesn’t last. They want to be part of the Church! This is one of the […]Read more
The Shocking Joy of the Resurrection
How often we have so much experience and it makes us dull to reality. Christ’s resurrection should be a complete surprise but it often leaves us dull. How much faith John must have had that “He saw and he believed.” […]Read more
Why Did God Made Moms?
A friend sent me this note about why God made mothers. I think it is appropriate. Some of the younger kids we deal with in youth ministry probably still think these things. And hey, it´s a good laugh. Answers given by […]Read more