More and more grandparents today are taking on an important role in the faith lives of their grandchildren. If you are helping your children with the preparation of your grandchildren for First Reconciliation, First Communion, or Confirmation, we have resources that can help.
Please feel free to call Anne Jamieson 905-528-7988, ext. 2251 for more information.
You may also like to know:
Patron Saints of Grandparents: Saints Joachim and Anne, parents of Mary – Feast Day: July 26th
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=22 (video link for info on Sts. Joachim and Anne)
A Prayer for Grandparents:
There are many prayers for grandparents to pray for their children and grandchildren. This one is from the St. Anne’s Shrine in Cleveland, Ohio. http://st-ann-shrine.org/prayers/prayers-st-ann/grandparents-prayer/
The Catholic Grandparents Association is an international association whose mission is to help grandparents pass on the faith in their families. Their website offers lots of information, suggestions, and encouragement along with a prayer composed by Pope Benedict XVI specifically for this group. For more information regarding the Catholic Grandparents Association, check out their website at http://www.catholicgrandparentsassociation.org/ or call Anne Jamieson 905-528-7988, ext. 2251.