Technology helps second-grader prepare for first Communion

EDGEWOOD, Iowa (CNS) — Second-grader Taylor Garrison got the best birthday present ever April 12 — her first Communion. She received the sacrament at St. Mark’s Church in Edgewood on the day she turned 8. Her journey to meeting Jesus in the Eucharist wasn’t easy, but came about through a combination of hard work, modern…

A letter to my granddaughter as she makes her first Communion

April 11, 2014, edition By Bob Zyskowski Dear Ellie, Grandma and I of course responded yes to your mom’s Facebook invite to your first Communion — we wouldn’t miss it for the world. We are so happy to be able to share that special day with you. I remember my own first Communion day —…