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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Catholic I.Q. Quiz – Sacraments 101

BY DAVID O’BRIEN Here's a 20-question quiz on the sacraments. It contains sample questions such as: How often can a person receive Holy Communion? ...

Afraid of Confession? Time to Come Home

By Robyn Lee “Why are people so afraid of going to confession?” I could tell that this question resonated with my confirmation class because there were...

A Family Together: Know Your Sacraments Activity Page

JEAN LARKIN Each of the seven sacraments of the Church has a special place in our faith journeys. Some sacraments are received only one time...

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...

Youth Ministry: The Initiation

by Eric Groth   Do you have or know a story-telling grandpa with an over-active imagination? In Initiation, a film produced for the...

The Big Yes

Preparing Children for Reconciliation

A Family Together: Children of God Activity Page

When we are baptized, we become children of God. As we grow, we learn more and more about what it means to be a child of God. We learn to think like a child of God, to speak like a child of God, and to act like a child of God. Discover some of the ways we behave as children of God. Above each number, place its corresponding letter. When you finish, on the lines below, write some other ways you show you are a child of God.

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...

Sacraments: Christ at Work Among Us

People all over Palestine knew Jesus as a powerful healer and preacher. He eventually empowered his Apostles and their successors to continue his saving work. The Seven Sacraments we celebrate today are, at their core, ways in which Christ continues to heal and save his people.

Advice from Master Catechists—January 2014

Master catechists answer questions from readers.