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Sunday, March 24, 2019

The Sunday Gospel (Nov. and Dec. 2017)

Editors Note: This article offers commentary and reflection questions for each Sunday Gospel for November (the final weeks of Ordinary Time) and December (the...

To Seek and Save the Lost: Unpacking the parable of the lost sheep

BY LYNN WEHNER There is a story about a shepherd who was falsely accused of stealing another man’s sheep. When he is brought before the...

Teaching with Parodies — Singing aids learning and memorization of lessons

Sr. Nanette M. Zeimet, SND I have come to learn the value of music and poetry. Twenty years ago I taught my first religious education class....

Bits O’Wisdom: In the Breaking of the Bread

The post-resurrection events were and are teachable moments.

A Family Together: Mission to Evangelize

by Grace Mazza Urbanski CLICK HERE to download a PDF of this activity.   Copyright 2016, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved. This article is protected...

Exploring the Mystery and Wonder of the Parables

Practical Strategies for Working with the 2013-2014 Catechist Formation Program

Complete-A-Project Bible Search: Jesus Enters Jerusalem

You can use this Complete-A-Project Bible Search activity with learners across a broad age range. This Bible Search is based on Matthew 21:1-11, the Gospel at the blessing of the palms on Palm Sunday in Year A.

Complete-A-Project Bible Search: Jesus and the Woman at the Well

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search is based on John 4:5-42, the account of the encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well.

Does John Use Parables? Introduction to John’s Figures of Speech

John’s Gospel, the last to be written (between 90 and 100 a.d.), is often called a spiritual Gospel, and the author has been called a theologian by John Chrysostom and other Fathers of the Church.