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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Celebrating Saint Philip Neri

Saint Philip Neri, Joyful Person

The Feast of St. Matthew, Sept. 21: The Calling of St. Matthew

Encountering Jesus in Matthew’s Gospel EDWARD SRI In a small church near the Piazza Navona in Rome stands a famous painting by the Baroque artist Caravaggio....

Celebrating Saint Thomas of Villanova

Thomas of Villanova is known as the Father of the Poor. He cared about people who were sick, homeless, and living in poverty. He said, “If you want God to hear your prayers, hear the voice of the poor.” He lived his life with love for others as Jesus teaches us.

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...

Making a Lenten Calendar 2020

KATE RISTOW Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox (the time of year when the number...

Peeps from Sheep: Ash Wednesday (2 minute animated video)

Peeps From Sheep #3 - Sheep Crossing from Catholics Come Home on Vimeo.

Celebrate St. Nicholas by Serving Others

CONNIE CLARK At the start of Advent, tell your students the story of St. Nicholas. Organize simple service projects as a memorable tradition for every...

Light Comes into a Dark World: The Day Star Lesson and Craft

There is a joke that goes like this: "Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear to be bright until you hear them speak." This shows how much we interpret light in more than material forms.

Seeking Simplicity: Ideas for Lenten Activities

"'Tis a gift to be simple."

What Catholics Should Know About the Liturgical Calendar: Advent and Christmas

The Liturgical calendar speak to all our senses.  We are drawn in by the fulfillment of tradition that include feast days, celebrations of saints,...