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Sunday, February 25, 2024
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Your Faith as Salt of the Earth

We are called to be salt of the earth. We are sent to be Christ's light in the world.

Celebrating Saints: Paula Montal—February 26

PATRICIA MATHSON Paula Montal was the oldest of five children who lived with their mom and dad by the sea in Spain. When she was...

Baptism: Celebrate New Life!

A prayer service for youth or adults DEANNA BARTALINI Baptism is about belonging, new life, and promises. It is the beginning of our life in Christ...

Solidarity in Working for Peace

By Kevin M. Dowd, PhD When we speak of the common good, one of its primary components is peace. "Finally, the common good requires peace,...

Bible Candy Valentines

JESSICA GORDON Just as the spiritual toil of the Christian life guarantees a heavenly reward, students will enjoy this simple teaching craft that offers a...

Teaching the Sacraments: The Heart of the Matter

The Seven Sacraments make up a central and unifying aspect of our Catholic Christian identity.

Crafts for Catechesis: Seven Sacraments Stained-Glass Window

JESSICA GORDON This fun and colorful craft provides an excellent opportunity to teach children more about the sacraments instituted by Jesus Christ and how they...

A Confirmation Boot Camp Model

SARAH REINHARD For quite a few years, I heard complaints about how confirmation classes were required and there was no way to get out of...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Help from a Wise Patron—St. John Bosco’s example

Question: I need a patron saint for my new role as a youth leader and catechist. Please help! — Nervous but willing Sr. Brittany Harrison,...

Sacrament Activity Pages for Students and Families

JEAN LARKIN Here are three reproducible activity pages from our archives that you can use with your students when teaching about the Sacraments. Perfect to...