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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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....

Living the Liturgical Year: Feast of St. Nicholas, December 6

Let Your Generosity Shine — Like St. Nicholas! CONNIE CLARK In pictures, he often has a long beard and a red hat. It’s said that he...

Nicholas Black Elk, Catechist: cause for canonization opened

At their annual meeting, the USCCB voted to open the cause for canonization for Nicholas Black Elk, a Lakotan medicine-man whose conversion led him...

Celebrating Saints: St. Patrick

PATRICIA MATHSON FEAST DAY: MARCH 17 As a teen Patrick was kidnapped and taken to Ireland by slave traders. He was put to work as a...

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...

Saints in the Old Testament

WOODEENE KOENIG-BRICKER When we think of "saints," we don't always think about people from the Bible—especially not those from the Old Testament. This thought may...

CATECHIST INDEPTH Catechesis and the Domestic Church

The Saints Alive in the Domestic Church

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...

A Family Together: Two Popes, Two Saints

This past April 27, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II were canonized by Pope Francis. The two new saints came from very different backgrounds and accomplished different things in their lives, yet had much in common. Read these facts about each man. Then solve the puzzle to discover the most important thing they had in common. The bold words are clues.

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...