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Sunday, June 16, 2024

Celebrating Saints: Francisco and Jacinta Marto—February 20th

PATRICIA MATHSON One day three children were watching their family’s sheep in Fatima, Portugal. Francisco Marto was 9 years old; his sister Jacinta was 7,...

Understanding Sacraments with Poetry

Some of the most important things in our lives are things that we cannot see. Using poetry can help us grasp the invisible treasures of the Sacraments.

Celebrating Saint Robert Bellarmine, Patron Saint of Catechists

by Patricia Mathson Feast Day: September 17    for a Saint Page about St. Robert Bellarmine that your learners can take home to share...

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 _________”...

Updates on Future Saint Canonizations and Beatifications including Fr. Michael McGivney from the U.S.

Vatican News reported this past spring, the causes for the three saints were moved toward canonization by Pope Francis and the Congregation for the...

Diving Deep: The Legacy Behind Your Parish

BY DANIEL THOMAS      The idea of helping your students learn about their parish is an outstanding one. It involves something that they have...

Keeping Christ in the Center of Marriage

A Craft to Support a Lesson on Matrimony SARA JONCKHEERE The significance and meaning of the sacrament of Matrimony is not always easily understood by children....

Teaching the Lord’s Prayer: “Deliver us from evil.”

JAMES BLANKENSHIP   “But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and guard you from the evil one”  – 2 Thessalonians 3:3   The final petition that...

Celebrating Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys — January 12

Caring Person Feast Day: January 12

Celebrating Saints … St. Dominic Savio

by Patricia Mathson CLICK HERE for a pdf about St. Dominic Savio and some of the other feast days in March. Copyright 2016, Bayard,...