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Friday, December 14, 2018

Celebrating Saints: Elizabeth of Trinity — November 8

PATRICIA MATHSON FEAST DAY: November 8 Elizabeth Catez lived in France with her mother, father, and younger sister. Her father was in the military. She was...

The Church Is a Family

SUSIE LLOYD In October 2018, Pope Paul VI was proclaimed a saint of the Catholic Church. I will never forget the moment when I found...

Saints in the Old Testament

WOODEENE KOENIG-BRICKER When we think of "saints," we don't always think about people from the Bible—especially not those from the Old Testament. This thought may...

Respect Life Like Saint Francis

LISA A. COVINGTON Here is an activity to use to teach your students how to treat all of God's creation with respect. Scripture Reading Genesis 1:20-28 Prayer  Through the...

Celebrating Saints–Pope Paul VI–September 26

PATRICIA MATHSON Giovanni Montini was born in Italy and lived with his dad, mom, and two brothers. When he grew up he became a priest...

Celebrating Saints: Padre Pio—Sept. 23

Feast Day: September 23

I Want to Be a Saint

AMY WELBORN When my daughter was six years old, I remember deciding with her which saint she'd be for her Catholic school's All Saints' Day...

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha: Native American Saint — July 14

On October 21 this year, Kateri Tekakwitha, a Native American woman from New York, will be canonized a saint. Kateri trusted in God at all times, even when people were against her. She is an example of faith for our lives today.

‘Wherever You Go, I Will Go’ — Friendship and Loyalty Activities

The Heart of the Missionary Disciple LYNN WEHNER In the Book of Ruth, we hear of Naomi and her daughters-in-law, all widowed in Moab, and of...

Celebrating Saints–Saint George Preca–May 9th

BY PATRICIA MATHSON FEAST DAY: MAY 9 Malta is an island in the Mediterranean Sea just south of Italy. That’s were George Preca lived with his...