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Sunday, June 7, 2020

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,...

Doing our Easter Duty

Michael Daley  It's not every day that you come across profound theological truths reading the sports page. Yet, this is just what happened to me...

Mothers’ Morning of Prayer

A Rosary-Based Prayer Group for Women PAT GOHN A prayerful friend and a good cup of coffee forever changed my experience of the Rosary. Years ago,...

5 Devotional Practices to Weather the Storm of the Abuse Crises

BY JAMES BLANKENSHIP Jesus said to the twelve, “Do you also wish to go away?” Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go?...

Catechist: “I don’t know all the answers. Why did I say yes?”

A bishop new to his diocese visited the oldest priest in the the diocese and asked him, "What has helped you to stay faithful...

Prayers for the Sick, and those suffering from COVID-19

Pope Francis, via Vatican News, offers this prayer that we are grateful to share. O Mary, you shine continuously on our journey as a sign...

The Inspiration of John Henry Newman

Lessons we can learn from his life and teaching AARON T. MARTIN Although we don’t generally label John Henry Newman as a catechist, his life...

May We Never Ceased to Be Amazed

By Pat Gohn Rediscover the wonder that energizes catechesis When was the last time you were amazed? Not just amused or entertained…but amazed? Here’s something that amazes...

Amidst our Apocalypse, Advent Asks Us to Stay

Advent begs something of you, even if you don't want to be Catholic anymore. BY ELIZABETH SCALIA As the liturgical year winds down, we are each...

Practice Gratitude

ELIZABETH ANNE STEWART Built in 1880, right after the Chicago Fire, Old St. James has a rich history that includes being the first racially integrated...