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Monday, January 20, 2020

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...

What Is God Calling You To Do?

A Three-step Formula for Discovery ERIC GROTH Advent is about waiting. But the followers of Christ are not called to “wait” in a typical, passive sense,...

One Sister’s Vocation Story: From the Daughters of St. Paul

A beautiful story from the Daughters of St. Paul. Share this with middle-schoolers, teens, and adults. Learn more here. Image credit: Daughters of St. Paul

Evangelizing Parents: First Things First

As a parent myself, I know that parenting responsibilities are all-reaching and overwhelming. Parenting experts stress that if a child is to be healthy, then wholesome food must be served at home and exercise must be a part of family life. If a child is to become academically successful, the home is responsible for fostering a love of learning. Parents are called to lead by example.