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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Diving Deep: The Legacy Behind Your Parish

BY DANIEL THOMAS      The idea of helping your students learn about their parish is an outstanding one. It involves something that they have...

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...

St. Martin of Tours – November 11

BY PATRICIA MATHSON FEAST DAY: NOVEMBER 11 Martin was a caring and compassionate person. One day he was riding his horse when he saw a beggar...

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....

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,...

Saint Christopher Seeks Jesus

There are many legends about St. Christopher (c. third century), but there is very little historical evidence of him.

Celebrating Saints: Oscar Romero—March 24

PATRICIA MATHSON Oscar Romero was a true hero. He spoke out against the violence and injustice suffered by the people of El Salvador. He said,...

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: 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...

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...