Tagged: Church

He who sings prays twice 7

He who sings prays twice

Up until this year, I never seriously thought about including singing in catechesis. I noticed in some of the resources we use that they recommended hymns or songs for the catechetical session, but I...

5 Quick Takes! 0

5 Quick Takes!

-1- I was in Kent this weekend filming for a new course that will be produced especially for the Year of Faith… watch this space! It is geared towards someone who’s just walked in...

Catechesis and… Mojitos, anyone? 9

Catechesis and… Mojitos, anyone?

Call me a bore, but I’m becoming more and more convinced of the great need for adult catechesis. Two conversations this week sparked this new concern in me. The first was with a parishioner...

Fruitfulness… 0

Fruitfulness…

One of the most amazing things to experience as a catechist is fruitfulness. It reminds me I am a co-redeemer with God, that I am a co-worker with none other than the Holy Spirit....

The Highs and Lows of Lent 0

The Highs and Lows of Lent

Lent is truly a remarkable time for those preparing for Baptism or to be received into the Church. Every week, from the first weekend when, in the Rite of Election, they experience the call of...

Consumerism vs Communion 1

Consumerism vs Communion

It goes without saying that our outlook on life is generally consumeristic, because we have been conditioned to think in this way. And for much of our life it works: which option is best...