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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Pornography is one of the greatest obstacles to conversion and discipleship

By Marcel LeJeune Tacking the tough subject of pornography Porn. The mere mention of the word causes many catechists to become anxious. It is a natural reaction to...

Celebrate the Church Seasons

BY SUSIE LLOYD Happy New Year! Yup—in November. Advent is upon us, and with it comes the start of a new liturgical year. The liturgical...

Good for the Family: The practice of blessing

BY EILEEN MORGAN What do we think of when we think of a giving a blessing? Something a priest might do in church… or a...

It’s Really About the Parents

You sign up to teach fifth grade, only to find out that you're having as many conversations and answering as many questions with parents...

Experts Meet in Rome on Internet Safety

Safeguarding Minors from Predators, Porn, and the “Dark Web” PAT GOHN Raising awareness for the preciousness of the dignity of children, especially in the face of...

Good Faith Questions Parents Can Ask Kids

By Eileen Morgan I used to have a bumper sticker that said, “If a mother’s place is in the home why am I always in...

Casting Seeds — Ideas to Draw Your Students’ Parents Toward Deeper Faith

By Daria Sockey It’s the great joy of being a catechist, the thing that makes you want to come back each week: proclaiming the Good...

FOUR WAYS FAMILIES CAN HAND ON THE FAITH; Part 4: Cementing Your Child’s Faith...

MARC CARDARONELLA Liturgy is essential for faith formation. You can talk and look at pictures all day, but liturgy is like a giant object lesson. There are...

Cultivate Quiet Moments

BY SUSIE LLOYD As a busy mom, my default setting is work; it goes everywhere with me. But last week I blew it. I got...

Lovely Lady Dressed in Blue

By Susie Lloyd Catholics are big on Mary. We place her statue in our front yards, hang her rosary from our rearview mirrors, and wear...