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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

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....

Catholic I. Q. — Test Your Knowledge of Saints

David O'Brien Here’s a 20-question quiz on the Saints. It contains sample questions such as: On All Souls Day we pray for _____________. ___________ has...

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...

Use this video to encourage listeners to become saints

This powerful talk by Chris Stefanik, given to young adults at FOCUS' SEEK 2015 conference is titled "Saint (Insert Your Name Here)". It calls...

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: 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,...

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,...

New Blesseds in the Church: The Ulma Family from Poland

An entire family has been beatified, that is, raised to the step before official canonization. The beatification took place on Sunday, September 10, 2023. From...

Go To Joseph

Devotion to St. Joseph in Times of Crisis JAMES BLANKENSHIP When all the land of Egypt became hungry and the people cried to Pharaoh for food,...

Saints & Sacraments: St. Philip Neri, a patron for Confirmation

BARBARA YOFFIE Italian priest Philip Neri had a deep devotion to the Holy Spirit. One evening while praying in the catacombs of Rome, he experienced...