FROM OUR EDITORS—March 18, 2018 – 5th Sunday of Lent

Author: Joan McKamey ~ March 12, 2018

Planning ahead? Find resources for March 25th here. With this Sunday’s lesson, we begin Unit 4 of this year’s Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program. We also move closer to remembering and celebrating the big events of Jesus’ Passion, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension. Together, these events are known as the Paschal Mystery. In [...]


Did You Know?

Author: Nicholle Check ~ August 8, 2017

Which saint slept in a wine cask to prevent the chance of spreading the plague? Can you name the saint who was kidnapped by pirates? Who was Saint Jerome’s unlikely lifelong friend? Brush up on the saints’ days for August and September with the free Did You Know? printable. Use the information about the saints […]


SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – August 13, 2017

Author: Alice Camille ~ August 8, 2017

Matthew 14:22–33 “After dismissing the crowds, Jesus went up on the mountain by himself to pray.” I’ve never been the athletic sort, so my hikes to the top of real mountains have been rare. But once, I did attempt to climb a 10,000-foot peak in the Sierras, only to turn back after a long struggle […]


Back to School

Author: Nicholle Check ~ August 2, 2017
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Many teachers and catechists are busy preparing for students’ return this month. No matter when your faith formation instruction begins, Pflaum Gospel Weeklies provides three Early Start lessons for Seeds, Promise, Good News, Venture, and Visions. The lessons follow the program’s new three-step lesson plan—Share Experiences, Discover Gospel and Doctrine, and Live the Gospel. But […]


Harvest Saints

Author: Nicholle Check ~ July 31, 2017
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How well do you know the saints the Church celebrates in the fall? Which saint is known for helping people who are poor, sick, or abandoned? Which one reformed the Carmelite order in her day? Can you name the one who answered the call to fix Christ’s church, both physically and figuratively? Play Harvest Time […]


SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – August 6, 2017

Author: Alice Camille ~ July 31, 2017
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“And Jesus was transfigured before them: his face shone like the sun.” Matthew 17:1–9 The definition of time is the measure of change. If nothing changed, we’d have no sense of time passing at all. Change doesn’t move at a constant pace: sometimes it’s glacially slow, at other times it races into view like a […]


Vivir en Cristo: New Mobile App en español

Author: Joan McKamey ~ July 28, 2017
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Vivir en Cristo is Bayard’s free Spanish-language daily-prayer app. It provides liturgical readings and a range of prayers and information to help guide and inspire the prayer life. This application is accessible to everyone, whatever their prayer experience. It is based on the texts of the Hispano-American Bible, with interdenominational translation. Download it FREE at […]


SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – July 30, 2017

Author: Alice Camille ~ July 28, 2017
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“When he finds a pearl of great price, he goes and sells all that he has and buys it.” Matthew 13:44–52 Written by Alice Camille My twenty-something niece met a fellow while spending a year abroad. After she returned to the States, nothing seemed right. A year later, she returned to Europe and married the […]




SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—March 18, 2018 – 5th Sunday of Lent

Saint Joseph: Faithful Father and Husband

Get Ready for Holy Week

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—March 25, 2018 – Palm/Passion Sunday