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Friday, March 1, 2024

‘Wherever You Go, I Will Go’ — Friendship and Loyalty Activities

The Heart of the Missionary Disciple LYNN WEHNER In the Book of Ruth, we hear of Naomi and her daughters-in-law, all widowed in Moab, and of...

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...

A Wolf at the Door

Francis has been called the universal saint because almost every religious tradition recognizes and honors him. Of all the stories and legends that swirl around this great saint, one of my favorites is the story of St. Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio. It is particularly meaningful for me as a parable of true discipleship for our times.

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...

Saint Bingo

by Virginia Prisco for 15 saint biographies you might want to use for Saint Bingo. Saints are men and women who were remarkable in...

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...

Celebrating Saints—Caterina Volpicelli—December 28

PATRICIA MATHSON Caterina lived in Italy with her family. As a teen she enjoyed going to plays and dances with friends. When Caterina was 15...

Celebrating Saints … St. Marie of the Incarnation

by Patricia Mathson CLICK HERE for a pdf about St. Marie of the Incarnation and some of the other feast days in April and...

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: 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...