Given we are expecting another child this fall, the godparent selection process is once again the topic du jour in Das Schmidt Haus. Frankly, once the Baptism is completed, we don’t get a do-over. The godparents we choose are part of the child’s Baptismal record. Forever. So just as we are asking the Holy Spirit to guide us in naming our child, we are praying for the Holy Spirit to guide the godparent selection process as well.
We have joined the crew at Catholic Stand, a website dedicated to providing perspectives and education on Church teachings. We will contribute a column on the third Saturday of each month. Our inaugural post covers a range of topics related to holy water, Lent, and the Sacrament of Baptism.
City Council agrees to remove image of chapel from new logo. UPDATE: August 3, 2012 – According to Steubenville City Manager Cathy Davison, the mayor, City Council, and administration are reviewing all options regarding the city logo. At this point, no lawsuit has been filed against the City of Steubenville. Alliance Defending Freedom (formerly Alliance […]
Here’s a pictorial recap of Jude’s Baptism on Sunday, April 22, 2012. As a friend said to me, there really are no words to describe this moment. So, I’ll allow the pictures to do the storytelling. Thanks to our dear friend Sue for snapping these photos. And Father Kautzky, we are blessed to call you friend […]
Does your family celebrate baptismal anniversaries? Here are some ideas for how to celebrate your entrance into the Church family.
The following thoughts on Catechetical Sunday were written by Father Bob Hoefler and printed in his “From the Pastor” column in the Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church bulletin. It’s Catechetical Sunday. Take a moment to offer a special prayer for those people who were catechists to you. Maybe it was parents; maybe it was […]