We had a blast the other night (and so did some gingerbread houses!) Lots of icing sugar and candy and creativity flying around at the Life Night: Welcome Home. Here are a few photos of the fun we had! (You may have to go to a desktop computer to view the photos if they don’t show up below. Sorry!)
(Photos courtesy of Derek Juneson)
Slideshow can also be viewed from here: http://www.flickr.com//photos/iclifeteen/show/with/8284205457/
We also talked about our Archdiocesan initiative: Catholics Come Home. Have you seen the commercials on TV yet? Yeah, you read that right: Catholic Commercials ON TV! They are being shown during key primetime spots on Global TV, CTV, and CityTV.
Here’s the commercial we watched… This one, and a few others will be aired several times over the next few weeks. You can find the rest of them at the Catholics Come Home Vimeo channel.
So when you’re relaxing, watching your favourite show, news, or Christmas movie, on TV, don’t be afraid to strike up a conversation with your family about welcoming your Catholic family and friends back to the church if they’ve been away. Remember, it might be awkward so prepare yourself by reading this article called “That Awkward Silence: Sharing Your Faith With Your Family” by Mark Hart.
Click on the link/photo below to get to the article!
Let’s all work together and welcome home our Catholic family and friends in a loving and caring way. Oh yeah, and continue praying!
Prayer for Evangelization
O God, who wills that all should be saved and come to the knowledge of truth,
pour out your Spirit upon us and grant that we may respond zealously to your urgent call to lead back to the Church those who have strayed.
Prepare their hearts and minds to be receptive to the saving Gospel of your Son.
Send us as workers to gather in your abundant harvest, so that all your people, obedient to the Word and sustained by the power of the Sacraments, may advance in the way of salvation and love.
Through Christ our Lord, Amen.
Mary, Star of Evangelization, pray for us.