Tagged: parish life

The Catholic Parish

The Catholic Parish

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to meet for the first time William O’Leary, Director of Religious Education at Ascension Parish in Kansas City. I have known William through Catechesis in the Third...

Priestly Ordination

Priestly Ordination

It’s not often that a parish experiences the ‘before’ and ‘after’ of a priestly ordination. What I mean is, it’s not common for a deacon to be in a parish, to be ordained to...

Little Sparks

Little Sparks

I popped into one of the catechesis groups yesterday evening. This is a great little group which wasn’t going to continue when our youth coordinator left, until some fantastic mums stepped in! Yesterday they...

The Joys of Parish Life

The Joys of Parish Life

OK, so “joys” is ever so slightly tongue-in-cheek… I am swamped in paperwork for the beginning of the year. I cannot WAIT to actually begin teaching. But as with any job, you spend a...