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Friday, September 30, 2022

Leading Young People Through Lectio Divina

JARED DEES The goal of lectio divina (“sacred reading”) is to encounter Christ when you read the Bible, not just to understand an idea. We...

Times to turn to Scripture — a reference list for young Catholics

Many people turn to Scripture to interpret their lives, their feelings, and their world through God's Word. Use this list yourself as a reference, or...

Getting to the Truth in the Bible

MARIETTE MARTINEAU  Sooner or later, a student is going to read a Bible story and then ask, "Is it true or not true?" Often, it...

A Lamp for My Feet — a visual memorization exercise

JUDITH COSTELLO Have you ever walked down a dark hallway at night? In the darkness, we may stumble and fall. That’s why God offers us...

Small Packages

Teaching the Story of David and Goliath LYNN WEHNER In the world, we are besieged by the idea that “bigger is better.” And yet God himself...

Promises Fulfilled

The Story of Abraham Holds Promise For Us LYNN WEHNER Abraham was a just man who trusted in God’s promises. And it is God’s threefold promise...

The Sunday Gospel – May 2018

We're happy to supply The Sunday Gospel in PDF form for the months of April and May, 2018. Download the PDF containing both month's reflections...

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...

Explore the “Why” Behind the Commandments

The Christian Life Needs us to Address the "whys" of Morality BECKY GROTH There’s a difference between a nice person and a moral person. I’m sure...

The Value of Lectio Divina in Class

Taking Time to Take your Students Deeper MARLON DE LA TORRE St. John Damascene once commented that “prayer is the raising of one’s mind and heart...