FROM OUR EDITORS—July 21, 2019 – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: Erika De Urquidi ~ July 14, 2019

Para la versión en español, haga clic aquÍ.  I can’t believe we are halfway through the summer already! At my house, we started getting back-to-school coupons in the mail and began packing my son’s belongings so he can move away to start college at the end of August. This Sunday’s Gospel, however, makes me think that I still have time to [...]

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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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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—May 19, 2019 – 5th Sunday of Easter

Author: Alice Camille ~ May 6, 2019
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Para la versión en español, haga clic aquÍ.   John 13:31–33a, 34–34 “As I have loved you, so also should you love one another.” –John 13:34 Here’s a tiny detail to notice in this story from the Last Supper. Jesus issues the love commandment after Judas leaves the room. The spirit of self-interest must depart before […]

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EVANGELIO DOMINICAL—19 de mayo, 2019 – 5.o Domingo de Pascua

Author: Alice Camille ~ May 6, 2019
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Para la versión en inglés, haga clic aquÍ.  Juan 13, 31–33a. 34–35 “Ámense los unos a los otros, como yo los he amado’’. –Juan 13, 34 Aquí hay un pequeño detalle que debemos notar en esta historia de la Última Cena. Jesús emite el mandamiento de amor DESPUÉS de que Judas abandona la habitación. El […]

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Planning Ahead: Late Close Lessons

Author: Nicholle Check ~ May 6, 2019
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Lessons for the 2018–19 Pflaum Gospel Weeklies end this year on the Fourth Sunday of Easter. If your classes meet beyond May 12, you may choose to use any the Late Close lessons available online for Seeds, Promise, Good News, Venture, and Visions. At each level, the lessons cover the same topics—Creation, Ascension, Pentecost, and parables. Lessons are not dependent on each […]

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Saint Rita of Cascia

Author: Nicholle Check ~ May 6, 2019
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This 14th-century saint endured a great deal of violence and sadness in her life, including physical abuse and the death of her spouse and her twin sons. She expressed interest in a living religious vocation from early on, but was discouraged by her parents who thought that marriage would ensure her security. After the deaths […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—May 12, 2019 – 4th Sunday of Easter

Author: David Dziena ~ April 30, 2019
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Para la versión en español, haga clic aquÍ. John 10:27–30 In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus portrays himself as the Good Shepherd. This metaphor demonstrates the warm and loving care a shepherd has for the sheep and also shows that it is this warm loving care that Jesus has for us all. The image of the […]

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EVANGELIO DOMINICAL—12 de mayo, 2019 – 4.o Domingo de Pascua

Author: David Dziena ~ April 30, 2019
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Para la versión en inglés, haga clic aquÍ. Juan 10, 27–30 En el Evangelio de este domingo, Jesús se describe a sí mismo como El Buen Pastor. Esta metáfora demuestra el cuidado cálido y amoroso que un pastor pone en las ovejas y también muestra que es este cuidado cálido y amoroso lo que Jesús […]

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