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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Live-streamed Eucharistic Adoration — Wherever You Are!

By Pat Gohn I have been on my parish Adoration Team — doing a scheduled one-hour-a-week on Fridays — since February, 2001. It's a habit...

A Family “Rule of Life” Reduces Anxiety, Brings Peace

WILLIAM O'LEARY Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, our kids are now home all day and sometimes claim they “cannot do anything!” As much as we enjoy our...

A Quick Guide to Praying the Mass

Notes on what is happening at different moments of the Mass SR. BRITTANY HARRISON I became a convert to Catholicism at age 14, so I never...

Effective Teaching: Metaphors Make Lessons More Memorable

Using objects, stories, songs, or even jokes JARED DEES St. Patrick’s most famous teaching tool was the shamrock. According to legend, he used the three-leafed clover...

What’s a Catechetical Leader to Do? #COVID-19 Crisis

A very short time ago, we might not have imagined our regional situations changing this much due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus...

Catechesis and Persons with Disabilities

How do children and adults with disabilities learn about the faith and, especially, prepare for the sacraments? MAUREEN PRATT Excerpted from Salt and Light: Church, Disability, and...

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...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Five Big Questions About Same-Sex Attraction

Catechist reached out to Courage International for some answers FR. PHILIP G. BOCHANSKI RESPONDS … St. Paul’s advice to the Ephesians defines the catechist’s mission: “speaking the...

Team Conflict Management

Tips from the saints ANN GARRIDO So there is tension on your catechetical team? Don’t worry. Tension has been part of church life since Jesus walked...

The Search for Silence

"Keep quiet." "Be still." "No talking."