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Saturday, August 24, 2019

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...

End-of-the-Year Prayer Ideas

Sending them forth JARED DEES The ends of each of the Gospels are really just the beginning. In Matthew 28, for example, Jesus sends forth his...

The Sunday Gospel for April and May

Catechist readers looking for our downloadable PDF for The Sunday Gospel for April and May 2019 have come to the right place. Click on this...

Prayer of St. John Paul II at Notre Dame, Paris (1980)

Our hearts and prayers here at Bayard, Inc. are with the people of France and with the global Church that weeps at the losses...

Catholic I.Q.—Quiz Mash-Up: A little on Lent, a little on Youth Ministry

Fun facts about Lent and Youth Ministry DAVID O’BRIEN Here’s a 20-question mash-up quiz combining Lent and Youth Ministry. It contains sample questions such as: ______________...

Saving the Best for Last

LEE DANESCO You did it! Despite the variety of challenges to your energy, your creativity, and your patience throughout the year, you successfully answered the...

Be Happy, it’s Easter! A prayer service for the Easter Season

In our culture, Easter is not a celebrated season. After Easter Sunday, little is made of this 50-day period that culminates on Pentecost Sunday....

Living the Liturgical Year: Holy Thursday, April 18

We remember the Last Supper CONNIE CLARK Would you wash your best friend’s feet? Hmmm. But Jesus did that for his friends. And once a year,...

Lend a Hand, Lift a Heart!

MARY ANN DOBBS 'Lend a Hand, Lift a Heart!' was the theme for the religious education program at St. Roch Parish in Flat Rock, MI....

Nurturing Family Faith at Home

Important strategies to build up Catholic families JOHN ROBERTO We know how important parents and the whole family are in forming the faith of young people....