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Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Prodigal Son revisited

LEE DANESCO It's no surprise that we all have our own favorite teaching tools. There are those who like to keep the instructional spotlight on...

Celebrating Saints: Oscar Romero—March 24

PATRICIA MATHSON Oscar Romero was a true hero. He spoke out against the violence and injustice suffered by the people of El Salvador. He said,...

Fasting and Feasting – a prayer service for Lent

Marc Cardaronella Lent is a time of fasting. But it can also be more: Lent can be a time of feasting — on positive spiritual...

Catholic I.Q. — Lent and Easter

Review facts about the liturgical calendar and more DAVID O’BRIEN Here’s a 20-question quiz on Lent and Easter. It contains sample questions such as: “The Spirit...

Prayer Journal Craft

Creating opportunities for students’ personal prayer SARA JONCKHEERE A prayer journal is a great way to expose students to different types of prayer, while gathering and...

Nine Reasons to Love Novenas

Lent is a great time to take up a novena MARY LOU ROSIEN Novenas aren’t for controlling God, but for opening ourselves to God in order...

“Lord, teach us to pray”: Great articles for a prayer-filled Lent

May our Hearts Beat with Christ PAT GOHN Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he had finished, one of his disciples said to...

What Catholics Should Know About the Liturgical Calendar – Lent and Easter

By Donna Frasier The Liturgical calendar, especially during Lent and Easter, invites individuals and families to form stronger bonds between themselves and God. We should...

Forty Days: A lesson about Jonah and repentance

The Ninevites Heeded Jonah’s Warning and Turned Back to God LYNN WEHNER The Ninevites were living in opposition to God’s plan for them. But God, in...

The Cross

MELANNIE SVOBODA One of the oldest symbols of our Christian faith is the cross, a sign recognized virtually all over the world. Lent is an...