Faith Formation Opening Mass with Archbishop Hebda

What an inspiring night! Archbishop Hebda commissioned our dedicated catechists and bestowed a special blessing upon them.  He also praised our vibrant faith formation community and our students.  In his homily, he asked the students to practice and work on their faith as they would their favorite sport.  The students gave suggestions of praying, attending Mass and serving others as great ways to exercise their faith.  He reminded us that this is a year of Gratitude.  Let us begin by thanking all those who helped welcome Archbishop Hebda and organize the Mass, including the readers, servers, choir and staff!  We are sure to have a faith-filled year!

Living Stations of the Cross

On Wednesday March 14, our 4th grade Faith Formation children led us in praying the Living Stations of the Cross. As our child readers prayed each station, a team of child actors silently portrayed the action. Their portrayal was both meaningful and prayerful, and it gave everyone who was present a different way to engage in the story. Many children and adults came together to make this a wonderful reflection on Jesus’ Passion and Death and we are grateful for their leadership. Join us on the journey as you reflect on these pictures.

Mardi Gras Fun!

Faith Formation students of all ages gathered on Wednesday, February 7th for a community pizza dinner. They also got to hear a preview of this summer’s VBS music!

Afterward, students in Grades 1-5 stayed in Cassidy Hall for some Mardi Gras fun. In addition to learning about the traditions surrounding the day, they also played games and made masks. There were tons of smiles and lots of laughs. This annual tradition is something everyone looks forward to!

First Reconciliation Practice

Second graders from OLG school and parish had their final Reconciliation practice on Wednesday, January 24 before they celebrated the sacrament for the first time on Saturday, January 27.

There were lots of smiles and giggles as several students participated in a fun skit led by Fr. Kevin about how sin gets in the way of our relationship with God.

Students from all schools enjoyed seeing each other after practice!

Family Faith Event with Joe Roueche 1/17

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Join us on January 17 to hear guest speaker, Joe Roueche from Net Ministries, who will talk with parents and children about becoming Catholic Superheroes! Joe speaks with an engaging style that will be fun for everyone. Come; be enlightened on your family's journey to ever more deeply follow Jesus as his disciples.

There is free childcare in the nursery for children who haven’t started 1st grade yet; email stephanielloyd@olgparish.org to reserve your children’s spots today!

Nativity Play - Week 4

We had our final rehearsal for the play! The children did a wonderful job practicing their parts. We especially loved the end when they gathered near the baptismal font (the crèche will be there Sunday) and sang ‘Away in a Manger.’

The children were excited to go home with light up stickers and nativity ornaments.

Thank you for sharing your children with us.

Merry Christmas!!!