2/26/2012

Weekend Wrapup

Another weekend that involved over 100 teenagers.  And it was good, it really was!  Saturday involved some theatrics, spinning, and percussion.  YS was involved in this:
And then this:
Another weekend of teenagers doing what they love to do.  A weekend of teenagers giving up a day of their weekend to perform.   I was exhausted by the time we got home!  I did manage to get quite a bit of a book read.

OS came in for the weekend Friday night, but I didn't really see him until Sunday since I was gone on Saturday. We actually had a dinner at home, all together on Sunday evening.  All 5 of us, plus one of CH's motorcycle friends.

Funny thing at the end of Mass:  At the end of Mass, Father will say, "Please bow your head and pray for God's Blessing".  Father said that, but then said, "No, please have a seat", followed by "There are no announcements, you can stand back up...And now we will do Rock, Paper, Scissors!"  If anybody comes to a Mass that he is presiding over and is expecting a perfectly said Mass, they're in for a surprise!  He definitely "makes it real!" 

I'm still trying to figure out Lent.  I'm trying to get in the right frame of mind, but I'm having a really hard time with it.  YS is giving up shoes for Lent.  Yes, I said "shoes".    I suggested something like going to Mass every Sunday, but he insists on going through with this.  I have no idea where he came up with idea, but apparently he's something he's thought through.

Let's get this week going so we can get it done!  Only 2 more weeks until we have Spring Break...YS' break starts at the end of this week. 

7 comments:

  1. Sometimes I resent the Lenten restrictions. I see some people acting so pure and telling the world all that they give up, then you find out they are still being an ass. I am just trying to pray more, nothing formal, nothing elaborate, nothing over the top. Just simple. I love my faith and I LOVE God and all I can do is keep trying. I think He gets that. Good luck!

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  2. Shoes? LOL
    He may be sportin' some cold toes and/or lots of
    worn out socks by Easter. LOL

    Isn't it great on the rare occasion when the complete family can get together?! Great times!

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  3. Must have been fun with all these teenagers ! I am also waiting for spring !!

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  4. The weekend looked like a blast....as far as Lent goes I gave up french fries (I love them) and am writing a handwritten note to 40 people who have been special in my life telling them. I decided to do a fast item and a service project.

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  5. I love the whole family together for dinner. That is rare and special when your kids are grown.

    I did not give up anything for Lent but I am writing (as in hand written) a letter to someone each day for the 40 days. It requires discipline and time and thought and I liked the idea of adding something positive to someones day.

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  6. Only 2 more weeks! Oh my, I'll bet you can hardly wait!

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  7. I love a "real" priest! I am so intrigued about the shoes thing...wow!

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