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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Into the Quiet

Apps and links for praying the daily Mass readings and the examen PAT GOHN The ubiquitous use of smartphones and tablets around the world can prove...

Three Kings, Three Wise Men, or What?

QUESTION: The feast of the Epiphany often describes the magi as three wise men — and even three kings, as in the old carol:...

Merry Christmas… Again!

CONNIE CLARK  Wouldn’t it be great if Christmas lasted longer than one day? Actually, the Christmas season lasts from December 25 all the way until...

The Symbols of Christmas – a 3-min. video from Catholic Central

In this short 3-minute video, the good people at Catholic Central talk about Santa (St. Nicholas), Christmas trees, and the Creche. Suitable for older...

First Penance Prep Tips: Adaptations for Children with Special Needs

By David and Mercedes Rizzo The sacrament of Penance can be difficult for some people with special needs. This sacrament may pose a challenge for...

“Potato-Draining Wisdom” – a short story from God Plays a Purple Banjo

Note from the Editor: This little vignette illustrates so much ... the domestic church and how it shapes the evangelization and nurturing of children,...

USCCB General Assembly meeting in Baltimore, November 11-14, 2019

As the USCCB General Assembly meeting in Baltimore comes to a close, here's where you'll find links to the event that was held November 11-14, 2019 Helpful...

Pray for Kanye: The Pressure of Public Conversion

Sometimes the news in the entertainment world needs commentary. Kanye West's recent conversion to Christianity is making news. Fr. Mike Schmitz, via Ascension Presents,...

Bishop Barron answers questions from children

30 minutes with Bishop Robert Barron on The Word on Fire Show answering questions from children. Subjects include Adam and Eve, Jesus' selection of Judas...

Advent Prep for Digital Disciples

Resources to enhance the Advent journey SR. CAROLINE CERVENY Prepare for the Nativity of Jesus using resources from the digital world that surrounds us. Enhance the...