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Friday, May 27, 2022
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Lessons and Activities

Explaining Baptism and Confirmation

One of the traditional images of the church is that of the ark. In this model, the goal is to get everyone on board,...

“Father, forgive them.” — a lesson in forgiveness

BY WOODEENE KOENIG-BRICKER  Forgiveness is a major theme in Scripture. Throughout the Hebrew Scriptures, God continually forgives the people of Israel for their transgressions. However,...

3 Ways Grandparents and Youth Ministry Go Together

BY ERIC GROTH My paternal grandmother — God rest her soul — was really Catholic, the matriarch of faith in our family. Maybe you can...

Yes You Can—Teach About Sacraments: The Beginning of Our Christian Journey

Help students connect with their own Baptisms LYNN WEHNER Baptism is first and foundational. It is where it all begins for our Christian journey. And it...

Creative Activity Centers for Your VBS

As your team begins to gather registrations for your VBS, it is time to consider how best to structure each day's activities.

‘Tis the Season (Advent and Christmas Quiz)

BY DAVID O’BRIEN This quiz can help you, your students, and your students’ families review what you know about our Catholic faith. Check your answers...

Celebrating Saints: Francis of Assisi—October 4

Patricia Mathson Francis Bernardone lived in the town of Assisi in Italy. He was the son of a wealthy merchant and liked to party with...

Catholic I.Q. — Lent and Easter

Review facts about the liturgical calendar and more DAVID O’BRIEN Here’s a 20-question quiz on Lent and Easter. It contains sample questions such as: “The Spirit...

The Christmas Wreath

At any time of the year, wreaths look lovely on front doors, on fireplace mantles, and with candles on tables and stands. Wreaths have deep and universal meaning. They are formed in the shape of a circle that has no beginning and no ending, and so they represent eternity.