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Friday, June 14, 2024

LENT: A Time to Grow Closer to God

A prayer service for youth DEANNA BARTALINI The season of Lent is upon us. This prayer service is written for middle school- and high school-aged youth....

Celebrating Saint Hedwig of Poland—February 28

Queen Who Cared Feast Day: February 28

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...

Living the Liturgical Year: Feast of St. John Bosco, January 31

Want to Be a Saint? St. John Bosco says it’s easy! CONNIE CLARK What do you think of a saint who juggles, walks on a tightrope, and...

Learning Liturgical Colors and the Ranks of Liturgical Feasts

Many Catholics and catechists may already know this, but it is always helpful to review these concepts and definitions, especially with children. The following...

Ordinary Time … anything but ordinary (2-minute video)

Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of the Diocese of Albany, New York, reminds us that the liturgical season of Ordinary Time is anything but ordinary...

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....

Peeps from Sheep talks about Advent: 2 minutes of fast-paced fun and learning

Pardon the pun.... Fleece Navidad is a fast-paced instructional video for children about Advent. Peeps From Sheep - Fleece Navidad from Catholics Come Home on...

Advent in 2 minutes (video)

Advent in 2 minutes, from the wonderful folks at Busted Halo...

A Jesse Tree That’s Not Just for Christmas

SR. LOU ELLA HICKMAN, IWBS Plan ahead to recycle your tree for use all year! When you take down your Jesse tree after Christmas, have you...