Re: Sacrament Prep Survey
Do you have any email-able info about the "Welcome Your Child"
program? Is it on your diocesan website? I'd love to learn more!
--- In email@example.com, m15m18@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 1/30/2004 6:21:35 PM Central Standard Time,
> lemonpie@z... writes:
> > "Community building, Tour of facilities, sharing"...now, those are
> > things people could actually use! I also like when parents bring
> > thier babies, as well as older siblings, to Baptism Prep. Watching
> > the sibs touch the water,oil, and candle and talk about the baptismal
> > symbols...as well as write a note to their soon to be baptized brother
> > or sister...is a real joy... and a asset to the formation process.
> > carla
> These are things that are incorporated in the "Welcome
> Your Child" program in our diocese. There are 2 sessions before the
> born and then a few more scattered over the next couple of years (not
> required but encouraged). They not only talk about sacrament life,
> family life but also the physical and emotional development of the
> can be a wealth of information to new parents. These families feel
> are cared for and an important part of the parish.
> Babies are brought to the sessions as well as older siblings and
> is available.
> So far the Welcome Your Child program has been well accepted. There
> always some that feel they must put in the few required hours as a
hoop to jump
> through but hopefully the seeds will have been planted and will be
> somewhere down the line. That is all we can hope and pray for.
> Linda Bracht
> Sioux City, IA
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