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Friday, February 15, 2019

Parent: “Will they remember everything I taught them?”

Every day after the kids left for school, my mom sat on the edge of her bed and said her prayers using a little...

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,...

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...

Ways a Catechist Might Pray

Question: Are there some specific ways that I might pray personally in my role as a catechist? SR. JANET SCHAEFFLER, OP OFFERS THIS ANSWER… Many...

Scripture-based, Online Community for Catholic Women

A Profile of Blessed is She BETH DAVIS Blessed is She answered the call heralded by St. John Paul II to “look to the future with...

Alpha as the On-Ramp to Evangelization

A Profile on How a Growing Parish is Reaching Others for Christ DAN O’ROURKE Walter stands in front of the altar at our church, sharing his...

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...

The Family that Prays Together Stays Together

SUSIE LLOYD There’s a famous saying, “The family that prays together stays together.” My parents had this quote on a plaque hanging on the wall...

Perseverence and the Prayer of a Catechist

Tips For Growing a Healthy Prayer Life MARCEL LE JEUNE I once surveyed a class of parishioners about their prayer lives, asking them to rate how...

Passing on the Joyful Encounter: The role of the catechist

BY BISHOP ROBERT MCMANUS, DIOCESE OF WORCESTER Pope Francis has repeatedly reminded the Church that the basis of all evangelization and catechesis is the proclamation...