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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...

An Advent Calendar for Adults

Advent is a four-week period of increased prayer and preparation before Christmas. We are well acquainted with the practice of employing Advent calendars with children...

Reaching Hearts on the Peripheries

A Look at Evangelization Grounded in Ignatian Spirituality BY FR. WILLIAM M. WATSON, SJ The USCCB’s convocation last July focused on forming “missionary disciples to animate...

Keeping Parents Engaged After Their Children’s First Sacraments

Following up after Baptism and First Communion LISANNE V. JENSEN Photographs have been snapped. Family and friends have celebrated together. Gifts have been opened. The signed,...

YOUR HOLY FAMILY

BY DOBIE MOSER The Holy Family inspires trust, courage, and obedience on the path to holiness Married couples often look back at their wedding day and...

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...

Prayer that Bears Fruit

How to abide in Christ through LOVE of the Word SONJA CORBITT Today’s catechists have access to more resources and training in Catholic ministry and formation...

Interview with Dr. Peter Kreeft: Jesus, A Shocking Savior (28-min. video)

A few years back, renown author and professor of philosophy, Dr. Peter Kreeft, wrote a book, Jesus Shock. Learn about salvation and the most...

Adult Catechesis Can Fill Waiting Time Before Events or Meetings

QUESTION: Our parish traditionally hosts a Nativity play featuring first or second graders playing the parts of the Holy Family, angels, innkeepers, and animals...