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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Celebrating Sunday of the Word of God

A roundup of resources for studying and teaching about Scripture. by Barb Szyszkiewicz New on the liturgical calendar this year: Sunday of the Word of God,...

Celebrating Saint Robert Bellarmine, Patron Saint of Catechists

by Patricia Mathson Feast Day: September 17    for a Saint Page about St. Robert Bellarmine that your learners can take home to share...

Holy Days

A Family Together October 2011

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–The Ascension (free downloadable activity)

The Ascension: Your Past, Present, and Future CONNIE CLARK Many Catholic feast days celebrate things that happened in the past. But the Ascension is also about...

To Celebrate Confession

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

Celebrating Saint Teresa of Ávila

Teresa liked living in a convent, so in 1534, when she was 19, she became a Carmelite nun. Teresa loved God with all her heart. She called God her best friend. She was a person of prayer in all things. Her favorite prayer was the Our Father.

Celebrating Saint Marguerite d’Youville

Marguerite helped care for those who were sick and living in poverty. She shared God’s love with everyone, even with those who were against her.

Advent Journey to Christmas

One of the loveliest images of Joseph is of him leading a donkey that is carrying Mary who is pregnant with Jesus. They are traveling from their home in Nazareth to Bethlehem. The journey made by Joseph and Mary may hold more spiritual gold and meaning than the census that caused it.

Keeping Advent in a Digital Age: Apps, websites, and activities

JONATHAN F. SULLIVAN Keeping an Advent season of attentive and joyful anticipation — amidst the secular celebration of Christmas all around us ­— is an...