Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Value of Lectio Divina in Class

Taking Time to Take your Students Deeper MARLON DE LA TORRE St. John Damascene once commented that “prayer is the raising of one’s mind and heart...

Rich Soil: Teaching the parable of the sower

BY LYNN WEHNER Gardens and growth. Seeds and soil. Spring approaches! We all know that water, sunlight, and the right kind of soil will help...

Make Every Minute Count

BY SR. JANET SCHAEFFLER, OP Ten minutes left--and you've run out of things to do. Preparing for the extra moments that occur for your students...

Yes You Can — Teach the Parables: Be Prepared

BY LYNN WEHNER “I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter what has been hidden since the foundation of the world.” (MATTHEW 13:35) In...

Praying the Scriptures: A Guide for Teens to Engage with God

BY BECKY GROTH "Mom, we read a Bible verse, go around and say what word or sentence jumped out at us, read the verse again,...

National Bible Week – Nov. 12-18

Mark your calendars for November 12-18: The USCCB invites us to celebrate National Bible Week. Resources recommended by the Bishops Resources we recommend for learning about...

Three Bible Reading Tips from the YOUCAT

BY PAT GOHN The Catholic Church loves the Bible! Catholics call the Bible "God's Word" and "Sacred Scripture" because it is holy and contains what...

The Sunday Gospel (Nov. and Dec. 2017)

Editors Note: This article offers commentary and reflection questions for each Sunday Gospel for November (the final weeks of Ordinary Time) and December (the...

To Seek and Save the Lost: Unpacking the parable of the lost sheep

BY LYNN WEHNER There is a story about a shepherd who was falsely accused of stealing another man’s sheep. When he is brought before the...