Tuesday, January 17, 2012

First Reconciliation

This past Saturday Madeline received the Sacrament of First Reconciliation. Here she is after giving her confession to Father Ed and praying with her Reconciliation candle by the tabernacle. She was a little nervous, many of the kids were. But she said she felt at ease when talking with Father Ed, that he was super nice! She said the sins she confessed and the penance (outward action like a prayer or good act that reflects an inward feeling - being sorry for your sins) were between her and God. And that's all she had to say about receiving this Sacrament. Our baby girl is growing up...growing to an understanding of our God, our Faith and what it means to be a Christian. 
We are so thankful.


Kristin said...

What a big kid! I am glad that she did well.

Sassy Sarah said...

Congratulations Madeline on such a big step in the faith!

PS - I love the new blog look! :)

Mickie and Matt said...

Sounds like she is getting it down well. What a good little lady you have on your hands there.

P.S. Cute outfit she is sporting too!