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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Peace in Hard Times: A lesson for families

BY SUSIE LLOYD A beautiful woman travels the world giving talks about God. She talks to an average of 2,000 people per week. Why do so...

The Church Is a Family

SUSIE LLOYD In October 2018, Pope Paul VI was proclaimed a saint of the Catholic Church. I will never forget the moment when I found...

Sharing Faith with Kids Home from College

CONNIE CLARK Picking up my son from college a few weeks ago, I joined other parents hurriedly jamming comforters, laundry baskets, and tote bags full...

Parents and You: Forging a Strong Partnership

A sure key to success as a catechist is the relationship you forge with the parents of your students. Working as partners, you and parents help the children grow in faith.

Creating and Leading a Family Liturgy

As we continue to adjust to life under stay-at-home orders and limited access to celebrations of the sacraments, we as parents have an opportunity...

Hosanna to the King of Kings! — Coloring Sheet for Palm Sunday

Here's a fun activity for children as the Church celebrates Palm Sunday. Click on this link to download a printable coloring sheet: Coloring Sheet (CFK) This is...

Involving FAMILIES in Sacramental Preparation

Examining an integrated approach Bob Alexander Parent formation is an important component of a good religious education program, yet sometimes it is missing. Integrating the...

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...

Sr. Josephine Garrett on “Daily Bread Discernment” (8-min. video)

Sr. Josephine Garrett discusses “Daily Bread Discernment” and offers a beautiful talk based on developing a healthy discernment for our vocation.   Photo courtesy of OSV...

Keeping the Triduum Alive at Home

DARIA SOCKEY The loss of Sunday mass in our parishes has left feeling bereft. We’re scrambling to find live-streamed mass and other ways to...