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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Five-Finger Glove Prayer Craft

Get to the heart of prayer with this prayer prompt. SARA JONCKHEERE Pope Francis gave us a simple way to pray for five different categories of...

Children’s Liturgy of the WORD — 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Wishing you a blessed 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time! Invite children to watch this special Children’s Liturgy of the Word. Thanks to Heidi and Mark...

The Covenant of a Sacramental Marriage

Exploring this truth with teens BECKY GROTH Marriage in the Catholic Church is a covenant. However, a case can be made that many people,...

Complete-A-Project Bible Search : What Belongs to Caesar, What Belongs to God

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search activity is for teacher and students (grades 4-6) working together.

Children’s Liturgy of the WORD — 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Wishing you a most holy 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time! Invite children to watch this special Children’s Liturgy of the Word. Thanks to Heidi and...

Prayers for Peace

A Prayer Attributed to St. Francis Lord, make us instruments of your peace. Where there is hatred, let us sow love; where there is injury,...

Enlisting Youth Gives Life to Our Parish

Believing that they belong benefits all BECKY GROTH If all the youth ministers, past and present, sat down together to make a short list of the...

A Family Together: Three Lenten Practices

Wednesday, February 18, is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. During Lent we make extra efforts to follow Jesus as we remember the days leading up to his crucifixion and death. There are many ways to do this, but there are three special ways we do this. Begin with the first letter, indicated by the arrow, and write that letter and every other letter on the lines given as you go around the circle. Keep going until you’ve run out of letters. You will discover these three special ways you can celebrate Lent.

A Family Together: Christmas Presence

The word Christmas often brings to mind the word presents. Of course, Christmas IS a time when we give and receive presents. Christmas presents are one of the symbols of the season, which celebrates a very special presence—Jesus in our midst! Here are some other words we associate with the Advent and Christmas Seasons. Using a green highlighter or crayon, mark each word or words in this grid. When you finish, you will have created a familiar symbol of Christmas. Then add final touches to the symbol, especially one at the top!