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Friday, June 14, 2024

Living the Liturgical Year: St. Joseph, the Husband of Mary, March 19

St. Joseph teaches us how to really live! CONNIE CLARK An angel visits you in the middle of the night with a message: Someone in...

Living the Liturgical Year: St. Patrick, March 17

Get to know the real St. Patrick CONNIE CLARK When you think of St. Patrick, you might think of Ireland. After all, he’s the country’s...

Celebrating Saints: Paula Montal—February 26

PATRICIA MATHSON Paula Montal was the oldest of five children who lived with their mom and dad by the sea in Spain. When she was...

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...

Share “Paul, Apostle of Christ” with Teens and Adults

A discussion guide from the movie’s producers, including film clips, click here. BECKY GROTH Paul, Apostle of Christ offers a moving personal depiction of some of the...

Inspiring Teens: Praying with the Saints

LISA MLADINICH In 1992, just before I returned to the Catholic faith, I met a woman who loved St. Thérèse of Lisieux as a friend...

Supernatural Friendships are Real Friendships — connecting with patron saints and more

Fun with the saints and holy souls BY LISA MLADINICH We know that God is infinite and unchanging, yet his children come to him through myriad...