Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Promoting Devotion to Wisconsin’s Approved Marian Apparition among Catechists

Madonna in Glory
Parish religious education programs will soon be gearing up for another year of instructing children in their religion. Parents have registered their children; curriculums and lesson plans are being drafted, and catechists are being recruited. As these programs commence, a commendable practice for the program would be to entrust the year’s faith formation to the intercession of the Queen of Heaven, Our Lady of Good Help. For those who labor in the Church’s vineyard of religious education and catechesis, the story of Sister Adele Brise and the Marian apparitions which she received can be a source of inspiration as they undertake their work. In fact, I would suggest that catechists must cultivate an awareness of, and devotion to, the only approved Marian apparition site in the United States, located in Champion, Wisconsin, because of its relevance in the field of catechesis.  (more...)

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