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For Children! SONGS to JOURNEY with JESUS during LENT!

Songs to Journey with Jesus during Lent Featuring Miss Heidi and John Burland Join Catholic composer, John Burland, and Children’s Liturgy of the Word host, Miss...

‘That He May Raise Them Up and Save Them’

Help students discover the beauty of the Anointing of the Sick LYNN WEHNER The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is about healing, renewal, and...

How Habits Help Teach Morality

Five Strategies for Thinking and Acting Morally JARED DEES With the limited time we have in religious education to teach our students morality, our focus tends...

Celebrating Saint Joseph of Cupertino

People in Cupertino, Italy, just shook their heads when Joseph was around because he had difficulty completing tasks. Much of the time he forgot what he was supposed do. He often stared off into space. Other children made fun of him. Everyone thought he was clumsy and forgetful.

Advice from a Master Catechist: Student-Friendly Mini-Pilgrimages

What age-appropriate activities might you suggest before, during, or after we take our seventh-grade class to make a mini-pilgrimage to a Marian shrine near...

Myrrh-Bearing Women

It is hard to imagine what the state of catechetical ministry would be without today’s reincarnation of the myrrh-bearing women. In your vocation, you help to overturn the banishment of the children of Eve and offer the soothing ointment of the Gospel.

Rules For Life

God Gave the Israelites the Law, Charging Them to Honor it by How They Lived. LYNN WEHNER Rules. It seems like our lives are filled with...

Teaching Service in the Year of Faith

Many people live “cafeteria style” lives, self-service only. Catholics try to live life like Jesus, who “did not come to be served but to serve” (Matthew 20:28). The Year of Faith is a perfect time to explore this calling.

Celebrating Saints … Charles of Sezze

by Patricia Mathson CLICK HERE for a pdf about St. Charles of Sezze and some of the other feast days in January. Copyright 2016,...

Children’s Liturgy of the WORD — 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Wishing you a blessed 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time! Invite children to watch this special Children’s Liturgy of the Word. Thanks to Heidi and Mark...