This Week’s Top Five… Catechetical Highlights

1. Giving catechesis on the Our Father to the catechumens. In the Fifth Week of Lent, they are presented with the Lord’s Prayer as a ‘foretaste’ and reminder of the Father who will be theirs after their Baptism. What I love about our catechumens is – they really know they will become children of God the Father 🙂

2. A great Confirmation catch-up class: two brilliant, bright girls with some fantastic questions about Genesis, the historicity of the Gospels, the meaning of evil… More teenagers like this please!

3. A brilliant Catholicism session on prayer: small groups shared about their own experience of prayer, and we talked about the ‘fasting of the senses’ as a means to deepen our prayer.

4. Showing the first half of the Human Experience to our Confirmation class – a powerful film to get them thinking about the dignity of the human person and the real meaning of happiness.

5. Adoration with our First Communion children. Every term they have half-an-hour of led prayer in front of the Blessed Sacrament.

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2 Responses

  1. Tonia says:

    Five highlights that’s impressive! I have two, one was attending the parents’ night at the start of my son’s Confirmation program the second was when a 5 year old who I’ve taught for only 4 Scripture lessons whispered to me that he loves Jesus!

  2. Tonia says:

    Five highlights that’s impressive! I have two, one was attending the parents’ night at the start of my son’s Confirmation program the second was when a 5 year old who I’ve taught for only 4 Scripture lessons whispered to me that he loves Jesus!

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