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Saturday, November 23, 2019
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Light Comes into a Dark World: The Day Star Lesson and Craft

There is a joke that goes like this: "Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear to be bright until you hear them speak." This shows how much we interpret light in more than material forms.

Advent Prep for Digital Disciples

Resources to enhance the Advent journey SR. CAROLINE CERVENY Prepare for the Nativity of Jesus using resources from the digital world that surrounds us. Enhance the...

Teens Dealing with Difficulties: The Most Important Words We Can Say

BY LAUREN SCHARMER  Reflecting on my five years working in youth ministry, I am convinced that the most important words we can say to our...

Bears Can Eat Red Apples or Marshmallows

CONNIE STEWART Connie Stewart's students learn the names of the seven Sacraments with the help of this simple sentence: Bears Can Eat Red Apples or...

What Is God Calling You To Do?

A Three-step Formula for Discovery ERIC GROTH Advent is about waiting. But the followers of Christ are not called to “wait” in a typical, passive sense,...

Shadow-Style Stations of the Cross

SR. NANETTE ZEIMET, SND I first became aware of Shadow-Style Stations of the Cross from one of our older infirm Sisters who I believe devised...

One Sister’s Vocation Story: From the Daughters of St. Paul

A beautiful story from the Daughters of St. Paul. Share this with middle-schoolers, teens, and adults. Learn more here. Image credit: Daughters of St. Paul

“Death isn’t a period, it’s a comma.” – 2 min. video on death and...

The theme of death and our final victory in Christ is the subject of this 2-minute video, from Chris Stefanik at Real Life Catholic....

Mind, Heart, and Hands: Craft and Prayer Service

When teachers I recruited and trained in an upstate New York district gave me a pendant made up of many triangles, I knew they got my message. I had frequently spoken of a "triangle" approach to religious education that reached the whole child: mind, heart, and hands.

Ten Commandments Bingo

CLAIRE PELLETIER Children love playing Ten Commandments Bingo! Second-grade teacher Claire Pelletier created this special version of Bingo to check her students’ understanding of the...