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Monday, December 10, 2018

Celebrate Saints: St. Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi By Patricia Mathson Feast day: October 4 Francis Bernardone lived in the town of Assisi in Italy. He was the son of a wealthy...

Patron of Students Back-to-School Treat

By Jessica Gordon “Christian perfection consists in three things: praying heroically, working heroically, and suffering heroically.” — St. Anthony Mary Claret A patron is a saint who...

Celebrating Saints … St. Marie of the Incarnation

by Patricia Mathson CLICK HERE for a pdf about St. Marie of the Incarnation and some of the other feast days in April and...

Feasts and Saints of the Easter Season

by Kate Ristow This is one of those rare years when the celebration of Easter is so early — March 27 — that many...

Celebrating Saints … St. Dominic Savio

by Patricia Mathson CLICK HERE for a pdf about St. Dominic Savio and some of the other feast days in March. Copyright 2016, Bayard,...

Celebrating Saints … Therese Couderc

by Patricia Mathson CLICK HERE for a pdf about Therese Couderc and some of the other feast days in September.   Copyright 2016, Bayard, Inc. All...

A Family Together: Two Popes, Two Saints

This past April 27, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II were canonized by Pope Francis. The two new saints came from very different backgrounds and accomplished different things in their lives, yet had much in common. Read these facts about each man. Then solve the puzzle to discover the most important thing they had in common. The bold words are clues.

October: A Time to Celebrate Our Two New Saint-Popes!

by Kate Ristow See the end of this article for a puzzle activity that will help students review the biographies of St. John XXIII...

Meditation Moment: In Tune with All Creation

by Jeanne Heiberg Dim lights and create as much quiet as possible. Slowly read this meditation, pausing between sentences. Saint Francis loved God and all...