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Friday, September 20, 2019

Yes You Can—Teach About the Holy Spirit: Compelled by the Spirit

Another lesson from Acts of the Apostles LYNN WEHNER After Paul’s powerful conversion, he spent his life in dedicated service to God. He brought the good...

Yes You Can—Teach About the Holy Spirit: Saul to Paul

The link between the Holy Spirit and conversion LYNN WEHNER Recently, on January 25, our liturgical calendar celebrated Paul’s dramatic conversion on the way to Damascus...

Celebrating Saints: Oscar Romero—March 24

PATRICIA MATHSON Oscar Romero was a true hero. He spoke out against the violence and injustice suffered by the people of El Salvador. He said,...

Celebrating Saints–Katherine Drexel–March 3rd

Katharine Drexel PATRICIA MATHSON Katharine Drexel was a wealthy heiress from Philadelphia who used all her money to help victims of discrimination in the southern...

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,...

Living the Liturgical Year: Our Lady of Lourdes, February 11

Our Lady of Lourdes, pray for us! CONNIE CLARK Do you know someone who is sick? God sent Our Lady of Lourdes to show how...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Help from a Wise Patron—St. John Bosco’s example

Question: I need a patron saint for my new role as a youth leader and catechist. Please help! — Nervous but willing Sr. Brittany Harrison,...

Living the Liturgical Year: Feast of St. John Bosco, January 31

Want to Be a Saint? St. John Bosco says it’s easy! CONNIE CLARK What do you think of a saint who juggles, walks on a tightrope, and...

Celebrating Saints: Marianne Cope—January 23

PATRICIA MATHSON Barbara Koob (now officially “Cope”) lived in Utica, New York. She had moved there from Germany with her family when she was only...

Celebrating Saints: Jose Brochero, “Cowboy Priest,”—January 26

Jose Brochero, January 26 PATRICIA MATHSON Jose Brochero lived in Argentina with his mom and dad and was one of 10 children in his family. He...