Monday, February 6, 2023

Advent and Christmas: Light in the Darkness

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

Light Comes into a Dark World: The Day Star Lesson and Craft

There is a joke that goes like this: "Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear to be bright until you hear them speak." This shows how much we interpret light in more than material forms.

Advent Prep for Digital Disciples

Resources to enhance the Advent journey SR. CAROLINE CERVENY Prepare for the Nativity of Jesus using resources from the digital world that surrounds us. Enhance the...

Saint Costume Ideas (All Saints Day, Halloween)

Great ideas here. Some simple, some more complex.

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...

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: 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...

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?...

Living the Liturgical Year: Pentecost

Happy birthday to us! CONNIE CLARK You’re with your friends in an upstairs room when suddenly the whole house is filled with a noise “like...

Celebrating Saint Teresa of the Andes

Sister Teresa lived the Gospels each day. She loved God with all her heart. She was a joyful person who tried to show God’s love to others in every situation. She wrote in a letter that God was the joy of her life. We, too, can find joy in being God’s children.