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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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...

Parent: “I lost it today. What can I do?”

My friend's husband had just lost his job. She herself was caring for her elderly parents. So when her son rolled his eyes at...

Works of Mercy for Families to Perform Safely During the Pandemic

DEANNA BARTALINI Parents are being reminded in a very real way of the Baptismal promise they made to be the first people to pass on...

Free online resources to use at home during Covid-19 outbreak

During the current health crisis caused by COVID-19, Bayard is providing the texts of the Sunday liturgies to you free of charge as an...

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...

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...

Ten Family Ways for Quarantine Days

PATRICIA M. MCCORMACK, IHM, EDD Quarantine and stay-at-home days have made it possible for some of us, who are not battling illness, to devote time...

Reaffirming the Role of Parents in Religious Education

BY LISA MLADNICH As catechists, most of us have struggled to teach children whose families are, for a variety of reasons, in a woeful state...

A Family Plan to THRIVE through Quarantine

By Sr. Patricia M. McCormack, IHM, EdD Technically, anomie is a sociological term but in general usage it means aimlessness, personal unrest, or a sense...

Meet the Gaze of Jesus

An unlikely apostle SUSIE LLOYD Picture this. Five rich men are seated in a dark room around a table. We can see all of...