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The Heart of the Message of Fatima

By Virginia M. Kimball Pray, fast, confess, receive the Eucharist, and be devoted to the Immaculate Heart ​One hundred years ago, in 1917, three years...

The Relevancy of Saints

CARRIE SALLWASSER “Saints preserve us!” I suppose I’m showing my age when I admit that I’m familiar with the use of that acclamation. I know it...

Involving FAMILIES in Sacramental Preparation

Examining an integrated approach Bob Alexander Parent formation is an important component of a good religious education program, yet sometimes it is missing. Since “parents...

Faith Formation for a New Era

BY JOHN ROBERTO “We are not living an era of change but a change of era.” (Pope Francis, November 10, 2015) Every parish community wants vibrant,...

The Prophetic Power of Humanae Vitae: a 40-min. talk by Mary Eberstadt

A very interesting talk for adults by a very thorough researcher. Learn interesting statistics about "where we are" today in light of the teaching...

Evangelization: Expressions of the Spirit for Our Times

FR. ROBERT CAPONE Reflections from leaders in the field in the Diocese of San Diego Part I Pope Francis calls for a revolution of tenderness. Does such...

RCIA Revisited

BY IRENE MARIA DISANTO When we think of the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA), we think of it as the road taken by...

A Catechism Lesson: Discouraged by Evil and Sin? Take heart!

By Pat Gohn Discouraged by evil and sin? Take heart! Our Catholic faith helps us understand the spiritual battle between God and evil. We’ve all...

Women on a Divine Mission

GIVEN is a new institute dedicated to mentoring young Catholic women KATHRYN JEAN LOPEZ Do young people know the gifts they have been given? The newly...

Helping Students and Families Learn About Purgatory 

BY SUSAN TASSONE  Purgatory — a masterpiece of God’s mercy It’s no small wonder that coming up with a lesson plan on purgatory can be challenging....