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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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.

Advent and Christmas Activities

Here are some Advent and Christmas activity sheets from our archives that you can use with your students or send them home for use with...

The Lights of Advent for Your Students and Their Families

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A Jesse Tree That’s Not Just For Christmas

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

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We Gather To Pray: An Advent Prayer Service

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Advent in 2 minutes. Courtesy of Busted Halo.

Busted Halo has a creative crew that always comes up with short, timely, share-ables. Like this one! Great for older children, teens, and adults.   Image...

All Souls’ Day Message for Primary Grades

From: Advice from a Master Catechist  Question: What age-appropriate suggestions do you have for sharing the meaning of All Souls’ Day with my first and...

Celebrate Your Family on All Saints Day! (A free download!)

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Children’s Liturgy of the WORD for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

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