Author Jay Cuasay
Summer is supposed to be a time for slowing down, yet for many of us it can be a hectic time of summer camps and planning for the school year ahead. Jay seeks a bit of advice on how to keep pace with the growth of his child in things as diverse (yet connected) as music, religious education, and Tae Kwon Do.
Keepsake books for sacramental celebrations aren’t just nice mementos but can also be occasions for children to deepen their relationship with God’s presence in their lives through these essential catholic experiences. Here’s one Jay Cuasay recommends. Do you have one or two to share as well?
So what did you do last week? Catholics celebrated Holy Week and for those entering the church as its newest members, the Easter Triduum led us to the Resurrection anew. For myself and my daughter in the catechumenate, our Holy Week overlapped with the Feast of Passover. Here is our breathless Emmaus Story.
The stress of family gatherings over the holidays is enough to bring out the Grinch in all of us, but perhaps this year’s crush of Thanksgiving/Hanukah/Advent might provide some insight for dealing with December and everything after.
This animated DVD (available in English and Spanish) has contemporary animation, lively musical numbers, and imaginative scripture telling from a lively, young Franciscan Brother and is useful for elementary aged kids in religious education or at home.