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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Three Ways to Help Teens Know Mary

BY BECKY GROTH We’re sure to encounter a variety of attitudes that young people hold toward Mary, the Blessed Mother. In my youth ministry experience,...

Advent Activity for Dec. 12, Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Catechists: Use this activity to explore the themes of today’s Gospel with teens. A downloadable PDF of this page is available at the bottom of...

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...

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...

Grandparents: Share Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Story (Dec. 12th)

Editor's note: This activity is written for grandparents, but it can be easily used by families and others to share this feast day with...

What the Church teaches us about Mary

ANNE E. NEUBERGER  During May, the traditional month of Mary, we can give children an understanding of the Second Vatican Council's teachings on the role...

The Good, True, and Beautiful

Fostering devotion to Mary JAMES BLANKENSHIP Jesus’ final gift from the cross to all believers was the gift of his mother, Mary. From its very...

Praying the Hail Mary

BY PAT GOHN The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches that Mary, the Mother of God, is truly our Mother "in the order of grace" (see CCC,...

Mary links for research and for fun: The Mary page, word search, and coloring...

Here are some Mary-related resources that you may find helpful in class! From Real Life at Home This Hail Mary word search puzzle will help reinforce...