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    For about 6-7 years now I have in cooperated with teaching catechism. I started out has a kindergarten helper for 4 years and then in that fourth year I was backup teacher. So I only taught kindergarten twice. I remember the one time I taught It was the week for baptism, so I showed the kids what baptism is by baptizing a doll. Not for real though. Real enough for the kids.

     This is my second year having the pleasure to teach the sacramental preparation for First Eucharist and first penance. This is a great and happy opprotuity for me, because I love being able to plant the seeds of Catholic knowledge. It gives me the challenge of putting what I know, and the book and transform it into an easier way to understand.

     So how does this fit into my theme? Well, Catechism gives me a chance to practice my Faith and to share it to others. It gives me joy to be able to help children on their journey of Faith to finding Jesus. That is the essential Job of a priest, is to help people and to help them find and receive Jesus.

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  1. Your passion really shines! You've definitely found your calling! :) ~ Angela, A to Z participant from Web Writing Advice ( and Whole Foods Living (

  2. Wow... you just brought me BACK!

    When I was a high school senior we had to pick some sort of community service to do for our school and I saw Catechism as one of the choices. I had aspirations of becoming a teacher some day, so I thought it was the perfect choice so that I could test out the waters as well as serve. I got a fourth grade class.
    It was an amazing experience for me and solidified my passion for what I truly believe God put me on this planet to do: teach. I wasn't perfect, and my class was filled with a bunch of troublemakers, but that adequately prepared me for the beautiful 12 career I had yet to realize as a high school math teacher.
    I have had to leave teaching due to a rare disease, but reading your post today reminds me that Catechism could be a nice path back for me that might not be too overwhelming for my health once I have the time again after learning the ropes of my brand new passion and calling from the big guy in the sky coming sweeping into my life next month: MOMMY HOOD!

    1. First of all, I want to thank you from coming by and reading this post! It means a lot to me! Secondly I want you to know, that I will be praying for you and your new calling! Congratulations! All the best in your new call!

      The Kindergarten classes I helped out in, were really good. They were well behaved and they enjoyed many activities that we did. I always find it a happy occasion when I can sit down and prepare a class, knowing that I will be able to help kids learn more about God!



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