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Why Saints?

Saints are found in every part of Catholic life. If we lose something we invoke St. Anthony.

Explore and Learn about the Bible

The Church has a timeless treasure—the Bible. You can open the door of faith by exploring this treasure with your students.

The Four Life-Giving Gifts of YOUCAT

A catechist reflects on the value of the youth catechism BY KIMBERLY BRUCE The youth catechism of the Catholic Church, commonly known as YOUCAT, is...

The Assistance of Saints

These are extremely difficult financial times for many people. Many of us and our friends, spouses, and other family members are being called to shift our lives—and in the call to do that, we pray for assistance.

What Catholics Should Know About Ordinary Time

BY DONNA FRASIER If you think of the liturgical calendar as the “circle of life”, the mystery of Christ unfolds. The significance and beauty of...

A Family Together: Put Your Lent Face On

by Jean Larkin CLICK HERE to download a pdf of this activity.   Copyright 2016, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved. This article is protected by United...

Hearts and Hands Celebrate God’s Love

February celebrates St. Valentine's Day with hearts, flowers, and tokens of love. This month offers us another, more serious look at love as we enter into the Season of Lent. We are invited to reflect on how much God loves us.

January 22: Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children (links)

Collect prayer: God our Creator, we give thanks to you, who alone have the power to impart the breath of life as you form each...

Advent #ShareJesus: Be Watchful! Be Alert! (3 min. video)

The #ShareJesus series hosts a variety of speakers with credible messages that are easy to share in social media, or with students and other groups....

How to Read, Reflect On, and Pray the Parables

Storytelling has always and everywhere been the main way to teach religious truth. Primal religions communicated their beliefs and outlooks almost exclusively through anecdotes, myths, and fables.