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Friday, May 27, 2022

Living the Liturgical Year: The Conversion of St. Paul, January 25

St. Paul sees the light! CONNIE CLARK Wrong, wrong, wrong! Have you ever thought somebody was just plain wrong about something? Saul thought Jesus’ followers...

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...

Yes You Can—Teach About the Holy Spirit: Our First Martyr

Share the story of St. Stephen LYNN WEHNER When reading the Acts of the Apostles, we cannot help but ask: “Could anyone be bolder than St....

Saint Costume Ideas (All Saints Day, Halloween)

Great ideas here. Some simple, some more complex.

Celebrating Saints: Luke—October 18

PATRICIA MATHSON The Gospel of Luke is sometimes called the Gospel of mercy because it includes many teachings of Jesus about God’s forgiveness and mercy....

Celebrating Saints: Francis of Assisi—October 4

Patricia Mathson Francis Bernardone lived in the town of Assisi in Italy. He was the son of a wealthy merchant and liked to party with...

Catholic I. Q. — Test Your Knowledge of Saints

David O'Brien Here’s a 20-question quiz on the Saints. It contains sample questions such as: On All Souls Day we pray for _____________. ___________ has...

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,...

Celebrating Saints: Catherine Kasper (Feast Day: February 1)

PATRICIA MATHSON Catherine Kasper lived in a village in Germany. She was often sick as a child and missed school. But even as a...

St. Francis de Sales — January 24

BY PATRICIA MATHSON FEAST DAY: JANUARY 24 Francis de Sales lived in France and came from a large family. He had 12 brothers and sisters....