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Friday, September 30, 2022

Imitating God – As Beloved Children

COLLEEN R. VERMEULEN After we’ve put our faith in Jesus as our Lord, we share in God’s divine life. The Holy Spirit flows in us,...

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...

Podcasts and the Spiritual Life

Resources to Strengthen and Develop Your Prayer Kris McGregor While speaking to some U.S. bishops in 2011, Pope Benedict XVI said, “Only through ... interior renewal...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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....

Prayer Teams

An investment with holy dividends DAN O’ROURKE There were more than 100 people in the room when our pastor, Fr. James Mallon, author of Divine Renovation,...