March 27th, 2019: This week we had our Purely You session. It was a great popcorn and movie night! We learned about God's plan for all of us.
March 13th, 2019: Chapter 14- New Life in Christ. Baptism gives us a share in God's life; Confirmation and Eucharist help us sustain this new life. God's grace is a gift, but we must cooperate with grace by turning away from sin. Chapter 15-Forgiveness and Healing. God's forgiveness and reconciliation are available through the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation. God shares his divine life with us through the Sacraments.
February 27th, 2019: During the 40 days of Lent, how do you celebrate? We did a fun project tonight.
February 6th, 2019: Saints are models for us because they listened and responded to the Holy Spirit. Catholics are called by the Holy Spirit to personal holiness.
January 23rd, 2019: "The Teaching Church". Thank you Father Ellis for joining us and answering our questions.
January 16th, 2019: The Church has been entrusted with a mission to share the Good News of Jesus with everyone on Earth. Ask Siri or Alexa to say a prayer for you. What was her response?
December 12th, 2018: Jesus redeemed us through the Paschal Mystery. How do the 7 Sacraments help us celebrate?
December 5th, 2018: God's rule of peace, justice, and love are evident in His Kingdom. Jesus used parables to convey messages about God's Kingdom using images from everyday life. God calls us to experience conversion to draw closer to Him and His Kingdom. Plant mustard seeds to grow mustard for corndogs- Rowan :)
November 28th, 2018: Through quiet prayer, in a noisy room, with our family, pets or stuffed animals. How are you preparing this Advent?
November 14th, 2018: We talked about the different ways we pray during Mass. The way to goodness is following God's Commandments & the Cardinal Virtues help us live as children of God.
November 7th, 2018: It's hard to find blessings in hardship. We learned about St. Patrick, the Trinity and the three virtues- Faith, Hope & Charity.
October 24th, 2018: Tacos, Bibles, & Liturgy of the Word! We had a wonderful time dining with the 5th grade families. Father Ellis blessed the Bibles for the kids. The books of the Bible are the Word of God and the Liturgy of the Word is an integral part of the Mass.
October 10th, 2018: There are many kinds of longings; our longings are part of the desire God put in our hearts to be truly happy with him. God uses signs to share his presence and to tell of his eternal goodness, justice, and mercy. We must be watchful for signs of God.
October 3rd, 2018: A new year! This week we learned about our book and what the symbols mean. Our book will teach us about the seven sacraments and being a follower of Jesus. Jesus is the word of God...not dog!