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Friday, May 27, 2022

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 …”)....

The Serenity Prayer for Our Times of COVID-19

WILLIAM O’LEARY How many of you feel out of sorts with all this social distancing? It seems as if everyone’s schedules and routines are in...

Parents: Making the Most of These Mornings (Inspire a Morning Offering!)

CARRIE SOUKUP At this point in the spring, my doorway is usually littered with seven pairs of cleats, buckets of balls, gym bags, permission...

Praying with Children at Home — Virtual Eucharistic Adoration

SR. NANCY USSELMANN, FSP We are living in unprecedented times. If you are in a state with the “stay at home” mandate because of COVID-19,...

This is What it Means to Encounter Jesus — 12-minute video with Fr. Mark-Mary

In this 12-minute video from Ascension Presents, Fr. Mark-Mary, a Franciscan of the Renewal, offers a gospel reflection on the woman with a hemorrhage...

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...

Resources: Prayer for Times of Trouble, Tragedy, or Sadness; plus a parish resource

Many lives were affected by recent gun violence in Dayton and El Paso. We turn to God in prayer as we mourn for the...

Bible Rookie: “I don’t know where to start!”

Beginning Bible tips for youth. BECKY GROTH If I have heard one comment more than any other from teens (and adults) about the Bible, it’s definitely...

WINE – Women in the New Evangelization

A Catholic women’s ministry calling women to greater holiness KELLY WAHLQUIST In his apostolic exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate (On the Call to Holiness in Today’s World),...

Advice from a Master Catechist: 4 Skills for Scripture Study

Question: I’m a catechist, yet I’m still new to Bible study. What advice do you have to help increase my devotion to Scripture? —...