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Monday, September 20, 2021

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....

Celebrating Saints: Genevieve (Feast Day: January 3)

PATRICIA MATHSON Genevieve lived in a village in France a long time ago. Even as a child, she knew that she wanted to devote her...

Celebrate Your Family on All Saints Day! (A free download!)

CONNIE CLARK  Have you ever been to a family reunion? You might play games, eat delicious food, and meet relatives you’ve only seen in pictures....

Celebrating Saints: Guido Conforti (Feast Day: November 5)

PATRICIA MATHSON Guido lived in Italy with his mom and dad and nine brothers and sisters. As a child he read a book about...

Saints & Sacraments: Teresa of Ávila

BARBARA YOFFIE All of the saints had a great devotion to the Eucharist, and Teresa of Ávila was no exception. The Eucharist enables us to...

Celebrating Saints: Luke (Feast day: Oct. 18)

FEAST DAY: October 18 PATRICIA MATHSON The Gospel of Luke is sometimes called the Gospel of mercy because it includes many teachings of Jesus...

Celebrating Saints: St. Faustina (Feast day: Oct. 5)

FEAST DAY: October 5 PATRICIA MATHSON St. Faustina shared a message about God’s love and mercy for all people. After her death, devotion to...

St. Francis of Assisi, October 4 (a lesson + free activity)

Celebrate God’s creation! Connie Clark Have you ever seen dogs and cats at church? At this time of year, you might — along with hamsters, tortoises,...

Saints & Sacraments: Pio of Pietrelcina

BARBARA YOFFIE A patron saint for Penance and Reconciliation Pio of Pietrelcina, better known as Padre Pio, was a popular Franciscan priest and beloved confessor. His...