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Monday, March 30, 2020

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...

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...

Celebrate St. Nicholas by Serving Others

CONNIE CLARK At the start of Advent, tell your students the story of St. Nicholas. Organize simple service projects as a memorable tradition for every...

Celebrating Saints: Elizabeth of Trinity — November 8

PATRICIA MATHSON FEAST DAY: November 8 Elizabeth Catez lived in France with her mother, father, and younger sister. Her father was in the military. She was...

The Church Is a Family

SUSIE LLOYD In October 2018, Pope Paul VI was proclaimed a saint of the Catholic Church. I will never forget the moment when I found...

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...

Respect Life Like Saint Francis

LISA A. COVINGTON Here is an activity to use to teach your students how to treat all of God's creation with respect. Scripture Reading Genesis 1:20-28 Prayer  Through the...

Celebrating Saints–Pope Paul VI–September 26

PATRICIA MATHSON Giovanni Montini was born in Italy and lived with his dad, mom, and two brothers. When he grew up he became a priest...

Celebrating Saints: Padre Pio—Sept. 23

Feast Day: September 23

I Want to Be a Saint

AMY WELBORN When my daughter was six years old, I remember deciding with her which saint she'd be for her Catholic school's All Saints' Day...