Wednesday, April 8, 2020
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Fr. Mike Schmitz on the Woman Woman movie and a Christian’s call to heroism

Suitable for high school age and older.

A Family Together: Who Wants to Be a Saint?

Use this activity to teach children about the lives of saints.

Advice from Master Catechists – January 2013

Master catechists respond to questions from readers.

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...

The Prodigal Son revisited

LEE DANESCO It's no surprise that we all have our own favorite teaching tools. There are those who like to keep the instructional spotlight on...

Make Mass in summer more memorable

CONNIE CLARK Sometimes the best new ideas are old classics. Like the Summer Weekday Mass Club my sister Ginny remembers from her childhood parish in...

LENT: A Time to Grow Closer to God

A prayer service for youth DEANNA BARTALINI The season of Lent is upon us. This prayer service is written for middle school- and high school-aged youth....

The Eucharist Unites Heaven and Earth: A craft for a lesson on the Eucharist 

BY SARA JONCKHEERE Jesus is truly present in the Eucharist. We hear it over and over, and we teach it to our students. Here is...

Catholic I.Q – The Catholic Church: Her mission and members

DAVID O’BRIEN Here’s a 20-question quiz on the Catholic Church. It contains sample questions such as: What is the central mission of the Catholic Church? ...

7 Tips for Teens (and Everyone Else) to Get the Most Out of Mass

Helping others experience heaven on earth ERIC GROTH If we really understood the Mass, we would die of joy.” I love this. St. John Vianney nailed it. He...