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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Advent and Christmas: Light in the Darkness

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

CATECHIST INDEPTH: Catechesis and the Domestic Church

Sacred Traditions in the Domestic Church

Celebrating Saint Luigi Orione

Brought Hope to Others; Feast day: March 12

Stones and Blooms for Lent and Easter

Halfway through Lent is a good time to help students think about their Lenten resolutions and renew the spirit of Lent.

Celebrating Saint Colette

Colette was born in 1381; she lived in France. Her parents named her Nicolette after St. Nicholas, who is the patron saint of children. Colette’s parents shared their faith in God with her. Even as a child, Colette was a person of prayer.

A Family Together: Christmas Presence

The word Christmas often brings to mind the word presents. Of course, Christmas IS a time when we give and receive presents. Christmas presents are one of the symbols of the season, which celebrates a very special presence—Jesus in our midst! Here are some other words we associate with the Advent and Christmas Seasons. Using a green highlighter or crayon, mark each word or words in this grid. When you finish, you will have created a familiar symbol of Christmas. Then add final touches to the symbol, especially one at the top!

Scrapbooking through Lent

If you are willing to use a creative and entertaining teaching tool to present a serious and sacred season, then you are invited to try scrapbooking through Lent.

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...

Living the Liturgical Year: Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, October 7

A Victory —Thanks to Mary CONNIE CLARK You know that on feast days we celebrate saints’ birthdays and other events such as Jesus’ baptism. But have...

Celebrating Saint Joseph Moscati

Doctor to the Poor, Feast Day: November 16