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 [...]


SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—January 13, 2019 – Baptism of the Lord

Author: David Dziena ~ January 8, 2019

Luke 3:15–16, 21–22 The story of Jesus’ baptism in Sunday’s Gospel shows the mystery of the Blessed Trinity. After John baptizes Jesus in the Jordan, God announces to the crowd that Jesus is his beloved Son, and the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove settled on him. Baptism makes all adopted children of […]


Gather Families Together

Author: Nicholle Check ~ January 8, 2019
Gather Families

Have you resolved to bring give families resources for prayer and Scripture study in the new year? Family catechesis programs gather children and parents to celebrate a common Gospel message. The Gospel for All Ages Family Catechesis program from Pflaum provides weekly plans that integrate the Sunday Gospel and the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies. Each week, […]


SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—December 25, 2018 & January 6, 2019 – Christmas & Epiphany

Author: David Dziena ~ December 20, 2018

Christmas: Luke 2:1–14 Epiphany: Matthew 2:1–12 Christmas celebrates God’s becoming one of us and one with us. Jesus comes as an infant, placed in the care of a struggling but loving family. The Feast of the Epiphany, a word that means “manifestation,” celebrates how Jesus was revealed as far more than the king of the […]


Christmas Carols and the Best Gift of All

Author: Nicholle Check ~ December 20, 2018

Though children—and teachers—can hardly wait until Christmas break, the vacation days can grow long. Send home resources for your children and their families to complete together. The Best Christmas Gift of All will challenge children to remember details from the Nativity story so they can solve the riddle from John 3:16: What gift do we […]




SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—March 17, 2019 – 2nd Sunday of Lent

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