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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Hurry—Only Four More Weeks ’til Christmas!

Advent is a Time for Spiritual Housekeeping SUSIE LLOYD As we prepare to celebrate the coming of Jesus let us keep in mind this often-overlooked truth...

10 Blessings From Living at Such a Time As This

PATTI MAGUIRE ARMSTRONG Faith gives us focus to see more clearly through raging storms such as the world pandemic we find ourselves in. Of course,...

Assessing Needs

Planning adult faith formation SR. JANET SCHAEFFLER, OP The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time...

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...

‘Live Every Day as if It Were Your Last’

What my mom taught me holds true SUSIE LLOYD When I was a kid, Anointing of the Sick was called Extreme Unction. I pronounced it “Ex-tree...

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...