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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Scandals got you down? Not ready to teach this season?

If you are not ready to going back to being a catechist... what then?  PAT GOHN Many men and women who serve the Church as volunteers...

5 Devotional Practices to Weather the Storm of the Abuse Crises

BY JAMES BLANKENSHIP Jesus said to the twelve, “Do you also wish to go away?” Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go?...

Recommended: The Parish Emergency Kit + supplement on the abuse crisis

We never know when a tragedy might strike us locally, nationally, or globally. It might be the horror of a nearby school shooting, or...

Reverence for Tradition

Our Catholic identity is shaped by a living heritage JOE PAPROCKI As Catholics, we have a “lot of baggage” — not in the sense of having...

Reluctant Catechist Seeks Advice

Question: I’m a reluctant catechist. I keep thinking there are folks more qualified for this than I. Yet here I am, saying yes but...

Mothers’ Morning of Prayer

A Rosary-Based Prayer Group for Women PAT GOHN A prayerful friend and a good cup of coffee forever changed my experience of the Rosary. Years ago,...

Inspiring Mission with Saints and Service

Question: How can I describe to my fourth grade class what it means to be a missionary disciple? How can they practice being on...

Ways a Catechist Might Pray

Question: Are there some specific ways that I might pray personally in my role as a catechist? SR. JANET SCHAEFFLER, OP OFFERS THIS ANSWER… Many...

Alpha as the On-Ramp to Evangelization

A Profile on How a Growing Parish is Reaching Others for Christ DAN O’ROURKE Walter stands in front of the altar at our church, sharing his...

Calling Others to Decide for Christ

Catechists as Missionary Disciples Marcel LeJeune Imagine, for a moment, the perfect Catholic disciple. What would that person focus on? What would they be passionate about?...