Tuesday, April 23, 2024

A Family Together: Put Your Lent Face On

by Jean Larkin CLICK HERE to download a pdf of this activity.   Copyright 2016, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved. This article is protected by United...

Bits O’Wisdom: Celebrating the Church Year

The rhythms of the Church year provide catechetical opportunities.

Celebrating Saints … Josephine Bakhita, Feb. 8

by Patricia Mathson CLICK HERE for a pdf about St. Josephine Bakhita and some of the other feast days in February. Copyright 2016, Bayard,...

Bits O’ Wisdom: From Ashes to Easter

The essence of Lent is so much more than a dark smudge on the forehead.

A Family Together: Three Lenten Practices

Wednesday, February 18, is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. During Lent we make extra efforts to follow Jesus as we remember the days leading up to his crucifixion and death. There are many ways to do this, but there are three special ways we do this. Begin with the first letter, indicated by the arrow, and write that letter and every other letter on the lines given as you go around the circle. Keep going until you’ve run out of letters. You will discover these three special ways you can celebrate Lent.

The Bread Rises

Easter is a reminder for us all to be the leaven in society.

Bits O’Wisdom: Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Pope Francis teaches that caring for God’s creation is our mission.

Celebrating Saint … St. Martin de Porres

by Patricia Mathson CLICK HERE for a pdf about St. Martin de Porres and some of the other feast days in November and December.   Copyright...

A Family Together: A Lenten Crossword

During Lent, Catholics and other Christians reflect on the last weeks of Jesus’ life on earth. We look at our own lives and make efforts to follow Jesus’ example even more closely.

Myrrh-Bearing Women

It is hard to imagine what the state of catechetical ministry would be without today’s reincarnation of the myrrh-bearing women. In your vocation, you help to overturn the banishment of the children of Eve and offer the soothing ointment of the Gospel.