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Sunday, February 17, 2019

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 Saints: Padre Pio—Sept. 23

Feast Day: September 23

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha: Native American Saint — July 14

On October 21 this year, Kateri Tekakwitha, a Native American woman from New York, will be canonized a saint. Kateri trusted in God at all times, even when people were against her. She is an example of faith for our lives today.

What Catholics Should Know About Ordinary Time

BY DONNA FRASIER If you think of the liturgical calendar as the “circle of life”, the mystery of Christ unfolds. The significance and beauty of...

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...

The Sunday Gospel – May 2018

We're happy to supply The Sunday Gospel in PDF form for the months of April and May, 2018. Download the PDF containing both month's reflections...

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...

Living the Liturgical Year — Good Friday (free downloadable activity)

What’s So Good About Good Friday? CONNIE CLARK When you think of Jesus on the cross, you might feel sad. You might even feel a little...

Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church — new memorial for the liturgical calendar

Pope Francis has created a new Marian feast day. The Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, will be celebrated the Monday...

Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine’s Day: It’s All About Love

BY CONNIE CLARK  Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day are on the same day this year, and you can blame the moon for that. But we’re...