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Monday, November 23, 2020

The USCCB’s recent statements, the pastoral letter against #racism, and a prayer

Current events in the US challenge us to talk about and fight racism with the light of the Gospel. A few resources from the...

Things to Pray about This Summer

Here we are—coming to the end of our learning year.

A Social Media Session for Parents

Be media mindful at home SR. NANCY USSELMANN, FSP What are parents to do? Smartphones and social media sites seemingly came into existence in the flash...

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,...

Advice from a Master Catechist: The Prayer to the Holy Spirit Explained

Question: Before Pentecost comes, I’d like my students to learn the Holy Spirit prayer (“Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful …”)....

Teaching about Truth in a Time of Doubt and Discord

Four aspects of truth that ground our understanding ANN GARRIDO It’s hard to figure out where to begin talking about truth, isn’t it? Depending on...

‘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...

NCCL’s Virtual Conference is now $75 to register

Due to the coronavirus, COVID-19, the NCCL's in-person conference has become a two-week virtual program -- with a registration fee of just $75. Dates: May...

Outreach to the Unaffiliated (25-min. film)

This film, "Outreach to the Unaffiliated," is highly recommended. It was produced by the USCCB's Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis, and features an array...

Having a Plan to Encounter JESUS

Creating the right conditions JOHN P. LOZANO While there are a multitude of ways to encounter Jesus, it is important to have a focus, a plan, or...