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Take a moment for prayer in these back to school days

As the summer comes to a close and as children are getting ready to head back to school, and Sunday school/Religious Ed Programs and as teachers are getting ready to head back to teaching Let us remember them in prayer … Continue reading

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Stand By Me, praise God even in the storm.

   No…not that “Stand by me.” perhaps this one: or for meditation perhaps this one: It is so easy to thank God when life is going good. as we want It is easy to thank God when our family is … Continue reading

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They’ll know we are Christians by our LOVE

I find it interesting, I have taken several classes both in person and online on Christianity and have been to and worked at several varieties of churches and it always surprises me that some of the cruelest people are those … Continue reading

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silence in the face of uncertainty

My parish recently began searching for a new Religious Education Director this would be our third since I’ve been teaching Though I sat on the interview committees for this one and the previous one I wondered and still wonder how … Continue reading

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Would I know you Jesus

My Prayer today, a meditation that popped into my head…composed by me, lellair a contemplation for myself that I think needs to be shared. ——————————————————— Would I know you when we’d meet If I passed you on the street Oh … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart of Jesus, a meditation for any day

Recently when searching YouTube I came came across this song Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, by Michael John Poirier silence your mind and body and listen the lyrics are as follows Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Truly present, in the … Continue reading

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Teaching Compassion in a world of Hypocrites

What is Compassion? According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary com·pas·sion noun \kəm-ˈpa-shən\ : a feeling of wanting to help someone who is sick, hungry, in trouble, etc. the entry in the dictionary goes further though  with examples of the word … Continue reading

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Praying in Color???

In my classroom (1st grade religious education) we work a lot on prayer. We Memorize traditional prayers The Our Father The Hail Mary The Glory Be The Sign of the Cross before meals before bed after waking We talk(alot) about … Continue reading

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There’s something about fall….

Here in the Midwest we joke about too cold winters and too short summers we talk about our football and baseball we talk about strawberry season, apple season, pumpkin picking time We are one of the few areas of the … Continue reading

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Prayer- by memory?…Why?

Catholic or Protestant, we tend to know the “Our Father” and without question pray it. We pray it at our church services, we pray it before meals sometimes, we pray it at funerals and weddings. and no one questions how … Continue reading

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