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Lent and the Call to Holiness

BY MARCELLINO D’AMBROSIO At age 16, I thought that aspiring to holiness was out of the question. If you really wanted to be holy, I thought,...

Feeding My Soul with Agape, Counsel, and Mystery

Feeding My Soul is designed especially for you—the catechist. It names a catechetical value and gives you the words of prayer for your personal time with the Lord.

From Manger to Mission

Through Baptism, We Are Sent; Through Eucharist, We Are Nourished

A Catechist’s Prayer Before Class

A beautiful prayer to help catechists prepare for each class time.

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 …”)....

Pope Francis releases new document on the Call to Holiness

This week Pope Francis has issued a new apostolic exhortation on the call to holiness. It's Latin name is Gaudete Et Exsultate, which means "rejoice...

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?...

5 Tips for Forming Catechists’ Spirituality

DR. LORI DAHLHOFF Nurturing the spirituality of catechists is crucial to providing effective religious education. Daily meditation on Scripture Incorporate guided meditation on Scripture into meetings...

The Holy Spirit in Our Lives

How to develop a connection with the best friend we never knew we had SR. BRITTANY HARRISON, FMA I could never pray to a bird, I...

Rules, Rules, Rules

Making Sense of Church Requirements SUSIE LLOYD Catholicism is hard. At least that’s its reputation. All those rules. ... As if the Ten Commandments weren’t enough,...