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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Share “Paul, Apostle of Christ” with Teens and Adults

A discussion guide from the movie’s producers. To obtain the movie go to PaulMovie.com. For an additional discussion experience, including film clips, click here. BECKY GROTH Paul,...

Leading Young People Through Lectio Divina

JARED DEES The goal of lectio divina (“sacred reading”) is to encounter Christ when you read the Bible, not just to understand an idea. We...

Ordinary Time … anything but ordinary (2-minute video)

Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of the Diocese of Albany, New York, reminds us that the liturgical season of Ordinary Time is anything but ordinary...

The Meaning Behind the 12 Days of Christmas

We are still in the Christmas season! Some fun facts about the meaning behind the well-known Christmas carol, "The Twelve Days of Christmas," are found...

Advent and Christmas Activities

Here are some Advent and Christmas activity sheets from our archives that you can use with your students or send them home for use with...

Catholic IQ — Doing Good, Acting Justly

DAVID O’BRIEN Here’s a 20-question quiz to review your Catholic faith and explore social doctrine. It contains sample questions such as: “Faith without works is _________”...

8 Ways to Help Youth Experience World Youth Day 2019 from Home

JONATHAN F. SULLIVAN  This January 22-27, 2019, youth from around the world will converge on Panama City, Panama, to celebrate World Youth Day. Pilgrims will...

The Christmas Wreath

At any time of the year, wreaths look lovely on front doors, on fireplace mantles, and with candles on tables and stands. Wreaths have deep and universal meaning. They are formed in the shape of a circle that has no beginning and no ending, and so they represent eternity.

God’s Chisel (9-min. video on being God’s masterpiece)

This video from the Skit Guys would be great to use before confession. It shows the challenge and gift in allowing God to...

Celebrating Saints—Caterina Volpicelli—December 28

PATRICIA MATHSON Caterina lived in Italy with her family. As a teen she enjoyed going to plays and dances with friends. When Caterina was 15...