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Saturday, May 28, 2022

‘Live Every Day as if It Were Your Last’

What my mom taught me holds true SUSIE LLOYD When I was a kid, Anointing of the Sick was called Extreme Unction. I pronounced it “Ex-tree...

What Catholics Should Know About Ordinary Time

BY DONNA FRASIER If you think of the liturgical calendar as the “circle of life”, the mystery of Christ unfolds. The significance and beauty of...

Free Miracle Bread

Do we accept that God can do anything? SUSIE LLOYD Jesus once fed 5,000 men with just five loaves of bread. That got their attention. The...

Helpful Q&A about Mass, Confession, and the Gift of Grace during #COVID-19

A very helpful video for Catholics who are suffering from being away from the sacraments during the restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fr....

Supporting Parents: Tips for effective parent meetings

Providing services and programs for parents and guardians is at the heart of parish catechetical effort. How can the parent meetings be both informative and...

Teens Using Social Media to Reach and Teach Teens

MARY LOU ROSIEN It often feels as if technology has left some of us adults behind — with Snapchat, Instagram (Finsta- a ‘fake’ Instagram),...

Catechist Web Activity: Letter to Parents

by Catechist CLICK HERE to download a pdf of this letter (English and Spanish versions). Copyright 2015, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved. This article...

Teaching Students with Special Needs

BY PAM SCHIFFBAUER Pope Francis has called the Catholic Church to be a welcoming Church. As we welcome our students into our religious education classes,...

Children’s Liturgy of the WORD for PALM SUNDAY

Thanks to Debbie Frey from Mary Mother of God Parish, Oakville, Ontario, for sharing Children’s Liturgy of the Word with us this week. Feel...

Keeping the Faith Incarnational (even under quarantine)

JONATHAN F. SULLIVAN For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven, and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became...