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Monday, April 19, 2021

At Home with the Easter Season

This is the season of lengthening daylight hours and the greening earth's growth and renewal.

Seeking Simplicity: Ideas for Lenten Activities

"'Tis a gift to be simple."

A Lenten Vocabulary

A Group Activity for the Family at Home or Your Class Family

Living the Liturgical Year: The Presentation of the Lord

Light up the world today! CONNIE CLARK Have you ever spent a night without electricity? It can be scary when the power goes out and...

The Meaning Behind the 12 Days of Christmas

We are still in the Christmas season! Some fun facts about the meaning behind the well-known Christmas carol, "The Twelve Days of Christmas," are found...

The Symbols of Christmas – a 3-min. video from Catholic Central

In this short 3-minute video, the good people at Catholic Central talk about Santa (St. Nicholas), Christmas trees, and the Creche. Suitable for older...

Living the Liturgical Year: Our Lady of Guadalupe, December 12

What do you need? Tell Our Lady of Guadalupe! CONNIE CLARK What if someone told you to go to city hall and tell the mayor to...

Catholic I.Q. — Advent and Christmas Seasons

Here’s a 20-question quiz on the Advent and Christmas seasons. It contains sample questions such as: Jesus' first visitors were ___________. There are ___...

Advent: The Waiting Game

CONNIE CLARK It's a rainy day, and I've popped in a DVD. My students watch the screen expectantly as 20 seconds go by. Nothing happens....

Celebrating St. Francis Xavier (Dec. 3)

Francis Xavier was born in 1506. As a young boy he lived with his family in a castle in Spain. He did well in school and enjoyed sports. As an adult, Francis shared the gospel with people in far away lands such as India and Japan. His life turned out very different from how he thought it would.