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Daily Reflection

Friday, Oct. 24

Reading: Luke 12:54-59
 
Drawing Near:  In today’s Gospel, I scold those who can understand the signs of nature but cannot grasp the nearness of the Kingdom of Heaven. Pray outdoors today and recognize the whisper of my voice in the movement of the air around you.
 
Feast:
St. Anthony Mary Claret, bishop
 
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Bits o’ Wisdom

Window Shopping

Editor in Chief Cullen Schippe offers a delightful Advent/Christmas exercise that you can share with your students and their families More.
A Family Together

Christmas Presence

This reproducible activity helps students playfully review the many meaningful symbols of the Advent and Christmas Seasons. More.

The Leading Edge

Advent: Rediscovering Ourselves in God

The Season of Advent can be a time for us to focus on our own calling, our own identity as baptized Christians in the ministry of catechesis. More.

Here is a quick way to see how much you know about your Catholic faith. Circle the letter next to the word or phrase that correctly completes each statement. Then check your answers with the answer key that follows.   more...