There are fewer sayings, when practiced, that will pay better dividends than the title of today’s blog post. The catch is that we need to practice until it becomes such a habit that we don’t even know we are doing it, and we are actually doing it all day long. All day. Every day!
We have teachable moments all the time. Most of them pass by too quickly to be noticed. A decade ago, I volunteered to become a Church Lector, figuring my new role as a Professional Speaker would add value to the Church. A year or so into it, we had a formal training class and one […]
jeff noel Lector. Doing the first reading this morning at Mass. May God’s Holy Spirit fill me with the wisdom to read in such a way, that the parishioners will feel like God is speaking to them and not me. Blessed beyond measure we are. Aren’t we?
jeff noel, blogger, average guy, Father, Husband, teacher, is blessed and stressed after yesterday. Blessed because I am all those things. Stressed because I am not all those things. Yes, my wife and I conducted an excellent Children’s Liturgy of the Word yesterday. Yet stressed, because at the afternoon birthday party, I realized there is […]
Sundays during the school year, our Church offers Children’s Liturgy of the Word for Kindergarten through fifth grade. Two or three adult leaders form a team and lead a particular week each month. The volunteer leaders perform various functions to help bring Mass down to an Elementary level and to engage the children differently (better) […]