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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Boost Your Summer Playlist

Author: Nicholle Check ~ June 19, 2017
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Pflaum recently recorded new music collections with well-known Catholic composer John Burland. The 2-CD sets available for Seeds, Promise/Good News, and Venture/Visions feature both new and well-loved songs that follow the Liturgical Year. Listen to sample tracks, and download virtual albums or individual songs. The CDs are also available for purchase on the Pflaum website. […]

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Celebrate Love—Human and Divine

Author: Nicholle Check ~ June 19, 2017
Celebrate the Love

This Friday, June 23, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. We celebrate that Jesus’ heart is human so he loves us with a human love, which we can appreciate. His divine love, of course, exceeds anything we could ever hope to understand. Help your children understand and appreciate this […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – June 25, 2017

Author: Alice Camille ~ June 19, 2017
SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – June 25, 2017

“What I say to you in the darkness, speak in the light.” Matthew 10:26–33 Consider the thick darkness surrounding the generation of Jesus. It was an era of empire and oppression, political ambition and treachery, masters and slaves, haves and have-nots. It was a time of schemers and takers and polished deceivers who worked hard […]

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Kick Off Family Catechesis Now

Author: Nicholle Check ~ June 13, 2017
Kick Off Family Catechesis Now

Shatter the idea that churches are quiet during the summer! The summer months offer a great opportunity to launch a family catechesis program in your parish. During the school year, the Gospel for All Ages program provides weekly plans for family gatherings focused on the Sunday Gospel and the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies lessons. This tested […]

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Summer Chatter

Author: Nicholle Check ~ June 12, 2017
Summer Chatter

Do you communicate with your young people over the summer? Get better response to your posts, texts, and group messages with fun trivia quizzes based on the Feasts of Spring activity page. Reward quick responders with treats or first choice of seats on the mission trip bus!                 […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – June 18, 2017

Author: Alice Camille ~ June 12, 2017
Sunday gospel I am the living bread that came down from heaven

“I am the living bread that came down from heaven.” John 6:51–58 Jesus is our food. Whatever emptiness may be felt in our lives, he alone can fill it. If a vacuum exists anywhere in need of justice, peace, charity, compassion, understanding, forgiveness, or simple respect, Jesus is the missing element. The living bread from […]

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Not-Quite-Summer Activities

Author: Nicholle Check ~ June 5, 2017
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On nearly every Sunday in June, the Church celebrates a special feast day. This Sunday, June 11, is Most Holy Trinity Sunday, which celebrates that there are Three Persons—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit—in one God. If you communicate with your families over the summer, send them Feasts of Spring which explains each feast. Ask them: Why […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – June 11, 2017

Author: Alice Camille ~ June 5, 2017
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God sent his Son that the world might be saved through him. John 3:16–18 I’m not sure how old I was, or how long I gazed up at crucifixes before the thought occurred to me. If God is so invested in roasting sinners in just retribution, as I often heard from religious people when I […]

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