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Saturday, May 28, 2022

Praying with Children at Home — Virtual Eucharistic Adoration

SR. NANCY USSELMANN, FSP We are living in unprecedented times. If you are in a state with the “stay at home” mandate because of COVID-19,...

The Busy Parent’s Guide to Family Faith (Story-telling)

BY SUSIE LLOYD EDITOR'S NOTE: Catechists often wonder, “How much can we accomplish in one class a week?” For faith to take root, it should...

A Time to Be Still

Using summer as a time to practice silence DEANNA BARTALINI To most people, summertime is about free time — especially to those who follow...

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...

Effective Teaching: Encouraging the Three Pillars of Lent at Home

With inspiration from St. Augustine JARED DEES St. Augustine once described Lent in a sermon as “the epitome of our whole life.” It allows Christians to make...

Free coloring pages — perfect for younger Catholic children!

Looking for coloring pages for kids? Pflaum Publishing is offering these free pages for download with art by Deacon Jim Burrows. They are great for...

Parent: “I’m anxious and worried. What if I do a terrible job?”

The shaking had started in the delivery room. My baby's heart rate had slowed, and by the time the nurses wheeled me into surgery...

A Catholic Curriculum for the Christmas movie “The Star”

Going to the movies to see "The Star"? Maybe its something for your entire class or your family? The National Conference for Catechetical Leadership and...

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...

DO GOOD: Turn At-Home Savings into Helpful Donations #Almsgiving #COVID-19

BY BARB SZYSZKIEWICZ What’s the financial impact when parishioners cannot attend Mass? If you live in an area where winter weather can be harsh, you’ve probably...