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Monday, January 18, 2021

A Reflection on the Name “Father”

YOUR NAME IS FATHER...

Preparing for First Reconciliation

KATHY KLEINLEIN It's 1957 and you are seven years old. You stumble into a tiny dark closet, fumbling around for the kneeler so you don't...

Advice from Master Catechists—January 2014

Master catechists answer questions from readers.

“Bless me, Father, for I have no idea what I am doing…”

Facilitating a positive experience of confession for young people SR. BRITTANY HARRISON, FMA As a convert, my only exposure to the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation...

Parishes Implementing a Children’s Liturgy of the Word

By Lisanne V. Jensen Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLW) programs are a growing trend at many parishes across the country. During CLW, young children...

Celebrate Baptism as Children of God Craft

SARA JONCKHEERE Through Baptism we become children of God and are claimed for Christ. While many of our students do not remember their own Baptism,...

‘And the Two Shall Become One’

To love as Christ loves his Church LYNN WEHNER Just how important is marriage to the kingdom of God? According to the Catechism of...

Parents: The Key to Successful Sacramental Programs

by Kate Ristow   Catechetical leaders whose sacramental preparation programs get rave evaluations each year often attribute this accomplishment to their concerted efforts to...

A Family Together: Jubilee of Mercy

by Jean LarkinCLICK HERE to download a pdf of this activity.   Copyright 2015, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved. This article is protected by United...

‘That He May Raise Them Up and Save Them’

Help students discover the beauty of the Anointing of the Sick LYNN WEHNER The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is about healing, renewal, and...