|Time to Sign the Kids up for CCD Classes!|
Year after year, it amazes me how so many parents are so tuned into their kids’ sporting activities. They know the coaches, transport their kids to and from endless practices, bring in snacks, have end-of-the-season parties, offer to help, pay huge costs for equipment and supplies, flip burgers at concession stands, cheer at the games, arrange for trophies for all, look away when coaches berate their children, pitch in for gifts for the coaches, etc….
Teachers often go entire years with most parents having no idea who they are! I think it would be really neat if more parents got even a slice more involved with their kids’ CCD programs. It would send a tremendously powerful message to their children. And, research repeatedly shows that children raised in religious homes tend to do much better in life. Plus, isn't glorifying God more important than glorifying sports?
“The role of parents in education is of such importance that it is almost impossible to provide an adequate substitute.” (CCC-2221).
If you leave this responsibility up to the CCD or Catholic School teachers alone, the influence on your child(ren) will be FAR LESS impactive.