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Vivir en Cristo: New Mobile App en español

Vivir en Cristo is Bayard’s free Spanish-language daily-prayer app. It provides liturgical readings and a range of prayers and information to help guide and inspire the prayer life. This application […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – July 30, 2017

“When he finds a pearl of great price, he goes and sells all that he has and buys it.” Matthew 13:44–52 Written by Alice Camille My twenty-something niece met a […]read more

Back to Basics: Prayer

When classes begin this fall, you will need to assess basic Catholic knowledge, including prayers, practice, and vocabulary. The Pflaum Gospel Weeklies offers free activity sheets and Catholic Resource pages […]read more

A Bible Challenge, Part 2

They are phrases that Catholics and non-Catholics alike use every day: You’re the apple of my eye. You’re the salt of the earth. Read the writing on the wall. You […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – July 23, 2017

“Master, did you not sow good seed? Where have the weeds come from?” Matthew 13:24–43 Good seeds and bad weeds grow together everywhere. You find them in families and neighborhoods, […]read more

A Bible Challenge

  Children and young adults enjoy showing how much they know about the Bible. Use the Famous Words from the Bible activity sheet to challenge older students or create a […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL – July 16, 2017

“Blessed are your eyes, because they see, and your ears, because they hear.” Matthew 13:1–23 It’s no wonder the parable of the sower left the disciples mystified. It’s a crazy […]read more

Seven Reasons to Sing

“But I can’t sing.” Catechists and teachers may sometimes hesitate to bring vocal music into their classrooms, but the benefits are undeniable. Well-known Catholic composer John Burland recently wrote “Embracing […]read more

Hola or Olá?

On Wednesday, July 5, the Church honors Saint Elizabeth of Portugal, the 14th-century queen consort who is remembered for her work to promote peace in her family and in her […]read more

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL– July 9, 2017

“Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:25–30 Summer for many is a lazier time of the year. The longer […]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 […]

Nicholle Check
Senior Editor

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

Joan McKamey
Project Editor

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

Erika De Urquidi
Bilingual Editor

Erika De Urquidi, bilingual editor, joined Bayard, Inc. in July 2018. During her 15 years as a professional translator […]