Paulist Press, Hardcover — Written on a child’s level with engaging color illustrations by Anne Catherine Blake, this book is designed to reduce the anxiety that may occur with a first Confession by presenting God’s mercy as a gift available to us at anytime. Makes a great gift to celebrate this special sacrament.
How we teach our children about First Reconciliation can greatly affect their spiritual welfare — and ours. Published in Catholic Parent, March/April 2005
It’s one of the most misunderstood and under-utilized sacrament of all: Reconciliation or Confession. Elizabeth shares why she is on fire about it and why we should be, too.
For Elementary School Students — A presentation on the joy and celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, an often misunderstood and neglected sacrament. The talk covers the two-part gift of the sacrament: the forgiveness of sins and the power of grace and includes a reading of Elizabeth’s book, Child’s Guide to Reconciliation.
Why is Elizabeth, a convert, so on fire about the Sacrament of Reconciliation? Because God helped her understand the power and grace of this sacrament in an unforgettable way.
The story of my awkwardness with the Sacrament of Reconciliation and how I came to embrace this intimate encounter with God. Published in St. Anthony Messenger, March 2003