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‘Live Every Day as if It Were Your Last’

What my mom taught me holds true SUSIE LLOYD When I was a kid, Anointing of the Sick was called Extreme Unction. I pronounced it “Ex-tree...

Outreach to the Unaffiliated (25-min. film)

This film, "Outreach to the Unaffiliated," is highly recommended. It was produced by the USCCB's Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis, and features an array...

Having a Plan to Encounter JESUS

Creating the right conditions JOHN P. LOZANO While there are a multitude of ways to encounter Jesus, it is important to have a focus, a plan, or...

Parents: Making the Most of These Mornings (Inspire a Morning Offering!)

CARRIE SOUKUP At this point in the spring, my doorway is usually littered with seven pairs of cleats, buckets of balls, gym bags, permission...

A Quick Guide to Praying the Mass

Notes on what is happening at different moments of the Mass SR. BRITTANY HARRISON I became a convert to Catholicism at age 14, so I never...

Youth Ministry: Helping Restless Teens to Focus on Faith

by Lisa Mladinich Contemporary neuroscience has revealed a remarkable adaptive characteristic in the brain: Whatever actions we perform repeatedly cause our neurological pathways to...

Catechesis and Persons with Disabilities

How do children and adults with disabilities learn about the faith and, especially, prepare for the sacraments? MAUREEN PRATT Excerpted from Salt and Light: Church, Disability, and...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Five Big Questions About Same-Sex Attraction

Catechist reached out to Courage International for some answers FR. PHILIP G. BOCHANSKI RESPONDS … St. Paul’s advice to the Ephesians defines the catechist’s mission: “speaking the...

Team Conflict Management

Tips from the saints ANN GARRIDO So there is tension on your catechetical team? Don’t worry. Tension has been part of church life since Jesus walked...

The Search for Silence

"Keep quiet." "Be still." "No talking."