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Lenten Prayer Practice

During Lent, Catholics are called to pay special attention to the ways that we use and share our resources. We are also encouraged to spend more time in prayer. Children […]read more

When Is a Chair Not a Chair?

Visitors at the Vatican can view the remains of a simple wooden chair associated with Saint Peter that is kept above the main altar at Saint Peter’s Basilica. But when […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 9, 2020 – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Para la versión en español, haga clic aquí. Matthew 5:13–16 Jesus commissions his followers to be “the salt of the earth” and “light to the world.” Salt and light are […]read more

EVANGELIO DOMINICAL—9 de febrero, 2020 – 5.o Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

For the English version, click here. Mateo 5, 13–16 Jesús envía a sus seguidores a ser “la sal de la tierra” y “la luz del mundo”. La sal y la […]read more

Love Is in the Air

Saint Valentine is not officially honored on the Church’s liturgical calendar. Still, this third-century saint is well-celebrated every February 14. Saint Valentine’s Day is rooted in an act of disobedience. […]read more

World Day of the Sick, February 11

Some of the things most admired about Pope (now Saint) John Paul II was how he lived with Parkinson’s Disease and how he related both with others who faced serious […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 2, 2020 – Presentation of the Lord

Para la versión en español, haga clic aquí.  Luke 2:22–40 In the Gospel, Mary and Joseph honor Jewish tradition by bringing their firstborn son to the Temple. Simeon, a holy […]read more

EVANGELIO DOMINICAL—2 de febrero, 2020 – La Presentación del Señor

For the English version, click here. Lucas 2, 22–40 En el Evangelio, María y José honran la tradición judía al traer a su primogénito al Templo. Simeón, un santo profeta, […]read more

Human Trafficking Awareness

The Church celebrates the life of Saint Josephine Bakhita on February 8. Saint Josephine was kidnapped as a child and sold into slavery in Sudan and Italy. She has become […]read more

Winter Activities

Here are some activities to supplement your lesson or send home with the children: Seeds: Blessing Before Meals (English and Spanish) Promise: The Sacrament of Baptism (English and Spanish)  Good […]read more

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