Sunday August 27, 2023
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Registration fee: $60
(Covers material for both years)
2 Year Program:
Year 1: Understanding Reconciliation
Year 2: Understanding the Eucharist
Hybrid Class Structure:
15 in Person Classes
14 at Home Classes
Go Seek Find: Discover God's Treasures
Saint Mary's Press
The sacrament of reconciliation, also known as confession, is when we talk to a priest about the things we have done wrong and ask for God's forgiveness. It's like having a conversation with someone who helps us make things right with God. We tell the priest the things we feel sorry for, and he listens and gives us advice. Then, we say a prayer to show we are sorry and want to change. The priest, acting on behalf of God, forgives us and helps us start fresh. It's a way for us to feel better about our mistakes, receive God's forgiveness, and grow closer to God.
The sacrament of the Eucharist is when the bread and wine during Mass becomes the body and blood of Jesus. It's like a special meal to nourish our union/connect with Jesus. The bread and wine are blessed by a priest, and they become the real presence of Jesus. When we receive them, we then receive Jesus into our hearts. It's a way for us to be close to God and to show our love and gratitude. Just as food nourishes our bodies, receiving the Eucharist nourishes our souls and helps us grow in our faith.