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Thursday, September 29, 2022

We Gather To Pray: Prayers for Times of Trouble or Sadness

When tragedy strikes, Catholicism shines MARC CARDARONELLA There’s no avoiding it. No matter who you are or where you live, at some point you will have...

“Death isn’t a period, it’s a comma.” – 2 min. video on death and...

The theme of death and our final victory in Christ is the subject of this 2-minute video, from Chris Stefanik at Real Life Catholic....

Forgiving the Debtor Releases Both of You – (2-min. video)

Franciscan Media offers this short 2-minute testimony of an adult woman sharing about the profound benefits of forgiveness. Suitable for teens and adults. Image courtesy...

Celebrating Saints: Francis of Assisi—October 4

Patricia Mathson Francis Bernardone lived in the town of Assisi in Italy. He was the son of a wealthy merchant and liked to party with...

Classroom of Compassion

Three ingredients that foster warmth and support CARRIE SOUKUP A sweet boy in my fourth-grade class turned to his classmates for prayer. “My mom has cancer.”...

Foster a giving spirit this Lent

Kerry Weber As a young altar server, I looked forward to serving at the Holy Thursday Mass. My key role in the ceremony involved carrying...

A 2-minute video on the gifts of priesthood

An inspiring message from the Archdiocese of New Orleans celebrating the gift of the priesthood. Use this simple message to promote vocations. Find more...

T.H.I.N.K. Before Posting, Texting, Snapping, or Viewing

A lesson plan on media mindfulness SR. NANCY USSELMANN, FSP With children as young as six years old today accessing the internet through smartphones, catechists and teachers...

Time for God – a reflection on the Third Commandment for middleschoolers

“Remember the sabbath day—keep it holy.” (EXODUS 20:8) BY TERENCE HEGARTY I always remember the Sabbath—mainly because my parents would never let me forget it. We...

Preparing for First Reconciliation

KATHY KLEINLEIN It's 1957 and you are seven years old. You stumble into a tiny dark closet, fumbling around for the kneeler so you don't...