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Boost Your Families’ Catholic Vocab: Quiz 2

Four times each year, Pflaum provides a Catholic vocabulary quiz for students and families. The quizzes boost knowledge of both general Christian practice and specific Catholic doctrine. This quiz highlights […]read more

Advent and Christmas People

The Church celebrates a number of exemplary Christians during Advent and Christmas, including Our Lady of Guadalupe (December 12) and Saint Stephen (December 26), as well as the shepherds and […]read more

Jesus Christ, Our King

Sunday, November 25, marks the last Sunday of the Liturgical Year in the Catholic Church. It’s also the day that Catholics observe the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King […]read more

Giving Thanks

Americans celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November. Though it’s a thoroughly American holiday, the celebration of Thanksgiving is deeply rooted in faith. Gratitude for our blessings is one […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—November 18, 2018 – 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mark 13:24–32 During the next three Sundays before the end of the Church year, the Gospels tell of Jesus’ Second Coming. Although the readings may be difficult for the younger […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—November 11, 2018 – 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mark 12:38–44 This Sunday’s Gospel is a call for us all to share ourselves with others. The widow gives to the Temple two small coins that are significant to her […]read more

Why Do We Go to Mass?

Who can participate in the Eucharist? What happens during the consecration? Why do we go to Mass? It’s essential that children understand why Catholics gather to celebrate the Eucharist. It’s […]read more

Saints of Charity

The Church celebrates the feasts of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini on November 13, and Saint Elizabeth of Hungary on November 17. Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, known to many Americans as […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—November 4, 2018 – 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mark 12:28b–34 In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus gives us his New Law: Love God and love your neighbor. This Great Commandment sums up Jesus’ teaching that love is what connects […]read more

Vocations Awareness Week

November 4–10 is National Vocation Awareness Week in the US. This week brings special focus to the need to promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life through prayer […]read more

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David Dziena

David Dziena is the Publisher of Pflaum Publishing Group. He has also served as Executive Editor and […]

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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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