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Sunday, April 18, 2021

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...

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...

Easter Without the Exsultet (Or what I’m going to miss this year)

COLLEEN R. VERMEULEN “Stay Home. Stay Safe. Save Lives. This order takes effect on March 24, 2020 at 12:01 am, and continues through April 13,...

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...

After RCIA

Keeping adults engaged LISANNE V. JENSEN Adults who wish to become Catholic, desire full communion with the Catholic Church, or simply want to learn more about...

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...

5 Tips for Engaging Young Adults

A professor at Loyola Institute of Ministry offers advice BETH DONZE It’s a refrain heard repeatedly in Catholic Church parishes across the country: “We would like...

Attending to Spiritual Direction: What it is — and how it helps

By Joy Davis “As she has always done, today the Church continues to recommend the practice of spiritual direction, not only to all those who...

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...

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....