Thursday, January 23, 2020

Our Earthly Home, Our Heavenly Home

by Jeanne Heiberg Serenity, peace, security, relaxation, comfort, loving parents, siblings, love, joy: These are some of the words people responded with when I...

CATECHIST INDEPTH: Catechesis and the Domestic Church

Sacred Traditions in the Domestic Church

Engage Students in Advent by Creating a Blog

SR. CAROLINE CERVENY, SSJ-TOSF Advent can be a busy season of parties and shopping. It also presents creative opportunities to reflect on the meaning of...

Living the Liturgical Year: The Holy Guardian Angels, October 2

Heaven Is Always at Your Side! CONNIE CLARK Firefighters and police keep you safe, right? When you see their uniforms and equipment or hear their sirens, you...

Ordinary Time Quandary

QUESTION: I need discussion subjects for Ordinary Time. Many classes are geared to discuss the liturgical cycles of Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter. Ordinary...

Faith in Facts for Young Learners — Advent and Christmas

Do you know these facts about Advent and Christmas? Read each statement and circle the letter next to the word or phrase that makes the statement a fact. Before you begin, fold the bottom of the page up to the dotted line. That way, you cannot see the Answers until you’re ready to check your facts. Have fun and learn!

Celebrating Saint Francis Xavier

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.

Celebrating Saint Luigi Orione

Brought Hope to Others; Feast day: March 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)

To Celebrate Confession

Lent is called a "penitential" season. During these weeks, we become prayerfully aware of our weaknesses and sins and do penance.