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Preparing Kids for Their First (or 521st) Communion

Focus on the fruits of Holy Communion JARED DEES How do we prepare young people to effectively receive the Eucharist? Whether you are preparing children to...

The Time-Honored Sign of the Cross

  Q: Some non-Catholics have criticized the gesture of the Sign of the Cross as either an empty ritual, something superstitious, or worse. Any advice...

PRIEST, PROPHET, & KING as a Way of Life

The threefold office of baptized persons JASON GALE In Baptism, the person receives an anointing in which he or she is “incorporated into Christ who is...

Pope Francis abolishes the pontifical secret in cases of sexual abuse

Many news outlets this week reported that Pope Francis has made some procedural decisions within the Vatican that include the abolishing of the pontifical...

Be a Hero in the Life of Your Students

In the years since the start of the new millennium, we have learned a lot about how to keep our children safe.

The Budget Crunch

DRE Data brings you concrete suggestions and up-to-date information and insight about parish catechetical leadership.

Teach Us to Pray

The question is often asked today, "Are we teaching our children, our young people, and our adults how to pray?"

Why You Should Consider Making Confession Your New Year’s Resolution

MARC CARDARONELLA I have a confession to make. I have a checkered past when it comes to the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation. I’ve gone from...

An Attitude of Gratitude

You are generous and gracious, Lord and for that, my soul and heart are grateful all the days of my life. Thank you for the grace to proclaim your...

Bishop Barron speaks on the “The Call of Justice” at the Library of Congress...

Bishop Robert Barron was invited to speak at the Library of Congress on October 29, 2019. He spoke to a bipartisan group of Senators,...