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Saint Katharine Drexel

Born into a wealthy family, Katharine Drexel and her sisters learned at an early age that wealth was a gift to be shared. Several days each week, the sisters helped […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 25, 2018 – 2nd Sunday of Lent

Mark 9:2–10 Sunday’s Gospel story of the Transfiguration gives us a glimpse of Jesus’ Risen life after the events of his suffering and Death. This event gives us a vision […]read more

Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace

Pope Francis invites us to join him on Friday, February 23 to observe a Day of Prayer and Fasting for peace in war-torn countries, particularly South Sudan and the Democratic […]read more

When Tragedy Happens (Again)

After the mass shooting in a high school in Florida last week, we are left asking again: How do we, particularly as Catholics, respond to tragedy? And how do we […]read more

Share, Care, Prepare

Even the youngest children can understand that Lent invites us to share, care, and prepare. Each of us is called to share what we have, care for others, and prepare […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 18, 2018 – 1st Sunday of Lent

  Mark 1:12–15 In the Sunday Gospel, the Holy Spirit leads Jesus into the wilderness for 40 days. The desert is a place of testing, but it is also a […]read more

Catholics Don’t Just Give Up

For Catholics, our Lenten practices are not just things we “give up.” Our intentions are different from our well-meaning resolutions—those things that many of us resolved to do just seven […]read more

Send Mixed Messages

You’ve no doubt discovered that children learn in different ways. Some children light up when you say, “It’s time for a story.” Others want to act things out, discuss, sing, […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 4, 2018 – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mark 1:29–39 Jesus brings God’s life-giving, healing power to the people of Galilee. The Gospel portrays Jesus as a man of action who raises up Peter’s mother-in-law, heals the sick, […]read more

Teaching the Hail Mary

Many second graders are preparing to receive the Eucharist for the first time. As part of this process, catechists and parents will help the children learn the prayers of the […]read more

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