Turning The Sacraments into Perfunctory Gestures…

... See, this is why I could never be a catechist. I would lose my mind.Warning: languageA close acquaintance told me that she has several kids in her 2nd grade First Communion class who are obviously not ready. They've failed every test and consistently not handed in work. When I asked her if she just spoke to the parents, she said she's tried. They always promise things will improve but they never do. She wanted my advice.I suggested she tell the parents exactly what she told … [Read more...]