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To Celebrate Confession

Lent is called a "penitential" season. During these weeks, we become prayerfully aware of our weaknesses and sins and do penance.

Memories Are Made of This: Celebrating Advent and Christmas Traditions

During Advent we prepare students to celebrate the birth of our Savior on Christmas. Use the following ideas to keep the spotlight on celebrating the coming of the Lord.

Teaching the Sacraments: The Heart of the Matter

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

Saint Christopher Seeks Jesus

There are many legends about St. Christopher (c. third century), but there is very little historical evidence of him.

Faith in Facts for Young Learners — The Annunciation

Do you know these facts about the Annunciation of the Lord? Read each statement and circle the letter next to the word or phrase that makes the statement a fact. Before you begin, fold the bottom of the page up to the dotted line. That way, you cannot see the answers until you’re ready to check your facts. Have fun and learn!

Three Ways to Help Teens Know Mary

BY BECKY GROTH We’re sure to encounter a variety of attitudes that young people hold toward Mary, the Blessed Mother. In my youth ministry experience,...

Stained-Glass Cross, a Lenten craft

BY JESSICA GORDON The penitential period of Lent and its fulfillment on Easter Sunday serve as an effective reminders to the faithful of the price...

Celebrating Saint … Émilie de Villeneuve

by Patricia MathsonCLICK HERE for a pdf about St. Émilie de Villeneuve and other feast days in October. Copyright 2015, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved....

The Story of Salvation

JO ANN PARADISE The first temptation in the garden is the voice of the snake telling Eve that she can be more than God created...

The Ladder of the Beatitudes: Beginning the Ascent

We have all heard the statement: "The first step is the hardest!"