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Monday, May 27, 2024

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...

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...

What Catholics Should Know About the Liturgical Calendar – Lent and Easter

By Donna Frasier The Liturgical calendar, especially during Lent and Easter, invites individuals and families to form stronger bonds between themselves and God. We should...

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...

A Social Media Session for Parents

Be media mindful at home SR. NANCY USSELMANN, FSP What are parents to do? Smartphones and social media sites seemingly came into existence in...

For Parents: Talking to Children about the Church Scandal

Editor's note: This content originally appeared in a July/August 2010 special issue of Catholic Digest on the topic of clergy sexual abuse. Find more on this...

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 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...

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),...

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...