FROM OUR EDITORS—May 26, 2019 – 6th Sunday of Easter

Author: Joan McKamey ~ May 21, 2019

Para la versión en español, haga clic aquÍ.  This Friday, May 31st, we celebrate the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. When Pope Francis meditated on this mystery in 2013, he stated that there are three words that sum up Mary´s attitude: listening, decision, and action. These three words also apply to our lives as disciples of [...]

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Summer Prayer Practice

Author: Nicholle Check ~ May 21, 2019
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Summer does not have to mean summer “slide.” These weeks can be the time for children to reset habits and make positive change. As classes end and the children head off to summer activities, remind them that they can add prayer into their days at any time. The About Prayer activity sheet will help them […]

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It’s Still Easter!

Author: Nicholle Check ~ May 21, 2019
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Fifty days is a long time in the life of a child. Remember how long the days ticked by waiting for your birthday or a special holiday? Share with the children that this is the last week of the Easter season. We still are Easter people celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus. After Pentecost, which is […]

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EVANGELIO DOMINICAL—2 de junio, 2019 – Ascensión del Señor/7.o Domingo de Pascua

Author: Alice Camille ~ May 21, 2019
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Para la versión en inglés, haga clic aquÍ. Ascensión del Señor: Lucas 24, 46–53 7.o Domingo de Pascua: Juan 17, 20–26 Entonces Jesús los condujo hasta Betania, levantó sus manos y los bendijo. –Lucas 24, 50 La ascensión es una idea importante en la historia de nuestra fe. En el registro del evangelio, Jesús levanta […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—June 2, 2019 – The Ascension of the Lord/7th Sunday of Easter

Author: Alice Camille ~ May 21, 2019
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Para la versión en español, haga clic aquÍ.  The Ascension of the Lord: Luke 24:46–53 7th Sunday of Easter: John 17:20–26 Then Jesus led them out as far as Bethany, raised his hands, and blessed them. – Luke 24:50 Ascension is an important idea in the story of our faith. In the Gospel record, Jesus […]

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Feasts of Spring

Author: Nicholle Check ~ May 14, 2019
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As class winds down for the year and the children head out for the summer, plan now to meet as a class for Mass during one of the Church’s many celebrations in June. Use the Feasts of Spring resource page to explain the significance of each of these feasts, including the Visitation, Ascension, Pentecost, Most […]

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Family Catechesis: Plan a Pentecost Event

Author: Nicholle Check ~ May 14, 2019
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The arrival of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost was such a powerful experience that the Apostles could only express it in terms of the roaring of a mighty wind and the blazing tongues of fire. In many parishes, Pentecost marks one of the last large-scale Church celebrations before families disperse for the summer. Make it […]

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