You have already seen much publicity about the deadline for applications to join this programme. Experience shows that in the past not all have taken it seriously enough. We want to do better this year. The catechists and organisers of the programme have already spent much time in preparing for the sessions beginning next month. The question I shall put to applicants is: Are you really serious about it? Do you understand that it is a process that involves you and your family? Are you ready to share consistently in the regular life of our parish family that offers so much deep joy and formation to your young charges? More anon.