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Curriculum Connections

It’s not too tough to think of ways to apply a Sunday Gospel message to a Language Arts lesson, but making connections to Math and Science can pose more of […]read more

Respect Life Month: Be Not Afraid

With the start of October, we begin Respect Life Month. The theme in the US this year is “Be Not Afraid.” We can each likely think of several times that […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – October 1, 2017

Matthew 21:28–32 The vineyard in the Gospel represents the people of Israel. Jesus tells about a father who asks his two sons to go to work in the vineyard. The […]read more

Mercy for the Immigrant and Refugee

Sunday, September 17, 2017 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Here is a link to this weekend’s readings. The readings this week are about the contingency of forgiveness. While we might […]read more

Saints and Feasts

Saint Jerome (345–420) is best remembered for translating Sacred Scripture into Latin, the language commonly used by the people of his day. As a master of Latin, Greek, and Hebrew, […]read more

Secrets to a Happy Life

Saint Gregory the Great was an organized person. He introduced the calendar most of the world still uses today. He also compiled a list of the things that would certainly […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – September 24, 2017

Matthew 20:1–16a Jesus’ parable about the workers in the vineyard unsettles today’s audience just as it unsettled the priests and elders who first heard it. It is just not fair! […]read more

Saints and Seasons

Jews around the world will celebrate two major holy days this month—Rosh Hashanah, which begins at sunset on September 20 and Yom Kippur, which begins at sundown on September 29—as […]read more

A Blog in a Blog: The Word is Life (TWIL)

Many catechists and teachers have a ritual as they sit down to plan their weekly lesson. It usually involves prayer, meditation, and reflection on the Sunday Gospel. The editors of […]read more

Prayer for Troubled Times

Depending on where you live, children may be coming to class who are directly affected by or concerned about natural disasters (Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, wildfires in several western states) […]read more

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David Dziena

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Nicholle Check, senior editor, joined Pflaum Publishing Group in 2014. Throughout her 25-year career in publishing […]

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Joan McKamey, project editor, joined the Gospel Weeklies editorial team in September 2016. […]

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