S3 E8 Katie Bogner
We’re thrilled to welcome Katie Bogner, Catholic school teacher and parish Director of Religious Education (DRE).
Katie produces beautiful resources for the home and classroom (I’ve used so many of them!), and is very generous with the fruits of her creativity. I’m so grateful for the ways she shares her faith and makes it easier for me to do the same.
This season is JPII-heavy, and I am all about it. Katie brings us words from the saint during the World Youth Day Vigil of Prayer, August 19, 2000:
"It is Jesus in fact that you seek when you dream of happiness; he is waiting for you when nothing else you find satisfies you; he is the beauty to which you are so attracted; it is he who provokes you with that thirst for fullness that will not let you settle for compromise; it is he who urges you to shed the masks of a false life; it is he who reads in your hearts your most genuine choices, the choices that others try to stifle. It is Jesus who stirs in you the desire to do something great with your lives, the will to follow an ideal, the refusal to allow yourselves to be grounded down by mediocrity, the courage to commit yourselves humbly and patiently to improving yourselves and society, making the world more human and more fraternal."
Katie has a wonderful new book, Through the Year with Jesus: Gospel Readings and Reflections for Children. We hope you’ll grab a copy (or more!).
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Until next time, God bless you!