New parents are full questions, and while many of those questions are practical, like “What do I do if my baby has a fever?” or “How do I choose a good daycare?” sometimes parenthood can bring up questions about faith.
Christopher and his wife recently had a baby, and he has been thinking a lot about his spiritual journey and returning to the church in order to give his son the opportunity to experience and develop his own faith. Perhaps some of Christopher’s experiences, thoughts, and questions will be familiar to you.
Church is a mystery to kids
Christopher: When I was really young, like five years old, or maybe even younger, I would go to church and it was mysterious and strange to me. I remember at communion time watching everybody who had received their first communion go up and receive the Eucharist. There was always this tremendous mystery in that, you know, “What are people doing? What do they know that I don’t know?”Read More