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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Pope Francis adds Sunday of the Word of God to the Church calendar

On 1600th anniversary of St. Jerome's feast day, Pope Francis issued a new moto proprio titled Aperuit Illis, and invited the world's Catholics to contemplate...

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...

Living the Liturgical Year: Exaltation of the Holy Cross, September 14

Lift High the Cross! CONNIE CLARK We celebrate Jesus’ cross with a feast? How can anyone be happy about the way our Savior died? It’s true...

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....

Living the Liturgical Year—Happy Birthday, Mary! (free downloadable activity)

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Sept. 8 CONNIE CLARK You know when Jesus’ birthday is, but what about Mary’s? Does Mary get a birthday celebration?...

Yes You Can—Teach About the Holy Spirit: The Spirit Poured Out

The power of Pentecost and birth of the Church LYNN WEHNER This year we have reflected on the path that the early disciples traveled as the...

Yes You Can—Teach About the Holy Spirit: Boldness in the Spirit

Moving from fearful to fearless LYNN WEHNER Boldness. It is perhaps in this quality that we see the most dramatic transformation of the apostles after they received...

The Sunday Gospel for April and May

Catechist readers looking for our downloadable PDF for The Sunday Gospel for April and May 2019 have come to the right place. Click on this...

Catholic I.Q.—Quiz Mash-Up: A little on Lent, a little on Youth Ministry

Fun facts about Lent and Youth Ministry DAVID O’BRIEN Here’s a 20-question mash-up quiz combining Lent and Youth Ministry. It contains sample questions such as: ______________...

Living the Liturgical Year: Holy Thursday, April 18

We remember the Last Supper CONNIE CLARK Would you wash your best friend’s feet? Hmmm. But Jesus did that for his friends. And once a year,...