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Friday, August 12, 2022

Fasting and Feasting – a prayer service for Lent

Marc Cardaronella Lent is a time of fasting. But it can also be more: Lent can be a time of feasting — on positive spiritual...

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...

Teaching the Two Sides of Lent

As religious educators, we appreciate the value of projects that effectively address more than one classroom need at a time.

Effective Teaching: Encouraging the Three Pillars of Lent at Home

With inspiration from St. Augustine JARED DEES St. Augustine once described Lent in a sermon as “the epitome of our whole life.” It allows Christians to make...

Living the Liturgical Year: Our Lady of Lourdes, February 11

Our Lady of Lourdes, pray for us! CONNIE CLARK Do you know someone who is sick? God sent Our Lady of Lourdes to show how...

Celebrating Sunday of the Word of God

A roundup of resources for studying and teaching about Scripture. by Barb Szyszkiewicz New on the liturgical calendar: Sunday of the Word of God, which takes...

Living the Liturgical Year: The Conversion of St. Paul, January 25

St. Paul sees the light! CONNIE CLARK Wrong, wrong, wrong! Have you ever thought somebody was just plain wrong about something? Saul thought Jesus’ followers...

Three Kings, Three Wise Men, or What?

QUESTION: The feast of the Epiphany often describes the magi as three wise men — and even three kings, as in the old carol:...

Celebrating Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys — January 12

Caring Person Feast Day: January 12

Advent and Christmas: Light in the Darkness

"O house of Jacob, come, let us walk in the light of the LORD!" (Isaiah 2:5)