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Sunday, May 26, 2024

Celebrate the Domestic Church! coloring sheet

Please share with families so children can color and display it at home during this time of quarantine. Here’s a fun activity for children celebrating...

Parents: Making the Most of These Mornings (Inspire a Morning Offering!)

CARRIE SOUKUP At this point in the spring, my doorway is usually littered with seven pairs of cleats, buckets of balls, gym bags, permission...

The Bible: Better than TV

Help your children get the real stories SUSIE LLOYD The Bible is the greatest story ever told, and I’m not just saying that because I’m supposed...

First Reconciliation Prayer Bracelet

DIANE QUINTAL Children preparing for First Reconciliation at St. Stephen the First Martyr parish make Prayer Bracelets to encourage them to learn their prayers and...

Engage First Communion Parents

LEISA ASLINGER My first year as a catechetical leader was one of the most difficult of my life. For months, I dreaded answering the phone,...

Ordinary Time … anything but ordinary (2-minute video)

Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of the Diocese of Albany, New York, reminds us that the liturgical season of Ordinary Time is anything but ordinary...

Pep Talks for Catholic Parents: An Introduction

When my husband heard the title of book he thought it was a great idea, until I mentioned who the author was. He...

YOUR HOLY FAMILY

BY DOBIE MOSER The Holy Family inspires trust, courage, and obedience on the path to holiness Married couples often look back at their wedding day and...

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...

Helping Students and Families Learn About Purgatory 

BY SUSAN TASSONE  Purgatory — a masterpiece of God’s mercy It’s no small wonder that coming up with a lesson plan on purgatory can be challenging....