FROM OUR EDITORS—March 17, 2019 – 2nd Sunday of Lent

Author: Joan McKamey ~ March 11, 2019

Para la versión en español, haga clic aqui. Listen to him. In Sunday’s Gospel of the Transfiguration, a voice from the cloud says, “This is my chosen Son; listen to him.” That doesn’t sound so difficult, but really listening to another—in this case, the Son of God—requires more than our attention. Listening involves making a [...]

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Lenten Q and A

Author: Nicholle Check ~ February 26, 2019
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It’s important that children do not simply go through the motions and rituals of Lent without understanding the meaning behind them. Even if they may not ask questions outright, children are wondering: Why does Lent have 40 days? What does it mean to fast or abstain? And why do Catholics observe Lent? Answer Your Questions […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 24, 2019 – 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ February 19, 2019
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Luke 6:27–38 Jesus continues his teaching following the Beatitudes. He tells us to love our enemies, pray for those who hurt us, and give of ourselves to anyone who asks. We learn the great Golden Rule: Do to others as you would have them do to you. Offer a prayer of praise as we cannot […]

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Seasons of the Church Year

Author: Nicholle Check ~ February 19, 2019
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There’s always something going on in the Church, whether it’s a feast day or other celebration or we’re in the midst of a special liturgical season. Knowing where we are in the Church Year will help keep children and young people more engaged in the Mass. Encourage them to notice the colors displayed on the […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 17, 2019 – 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ February 12, 2019
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Luke 6:17, 20–26 In this week’s Gospel, Luke gives us the Beatitudes taught by Jesus. Jesus also cautions those who are rich, well-fed, happy, and liked by others. Lucas 6, 17.20–26 En el Evangelio de esta semana, Lucas nos enseña las Bienaventuranzas de Jesús. Jesús también previene a los ricos, los satisfechos y los que […]

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Prayers for All Seasons

Author: Nicholle Check ~ February 12, 2019
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Our prayers often focus on the things for which we are thankful and for those things we may need. But do you ever thank God for the things for which you aren’t especially thankful? If you live in a chilly climate (like all of the editors of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies!), it may be hard […]

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