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"The family that prays together stays together." - Venerable Patrick Peyton

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Eucharist  |  Grandparenting  |  sacramental grace

Grandpa's Garden: Blessing, Gratitude, Communion

Spring is in full bloom in the Northeast, and nature’s cycle of life, rebirth of color, blossom, and branches is all around us. It is a renewal that enlivens the soul and beckons us to be conscious of our place in creation. Our youngest grandson recently celebrated his First Communion. We were present to enjoy the Sacramental moment. The celebration began as the children devoutly processed into Church, their hands in a posture of prayer, pointing upward and forward.

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