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Remembering Saint Rita of Cascia

This 14th-century saint endured a great deal of violence and sadness in her life, including physical abuse and the death of her spouse and twin sons. She expressed interest in […]read more

Celebrating God’s Mercy

Saint John Paul II wrote and spoke extensively about God’s divine mercy. His devotion to divine mercy began when he was growing up in Poland during World War II. He […]read more

Saint Isidore of Seville: Doctor of the Church and Patron of the Internet

Saint Isidore of Seville’s feast day is April 4. Learn more about him and invite your class to do activities suggested below that relate in some way to his life. […]read more

Showing Our Love on Valentine’s Day

What could be better than celebrating love? Children can express the secure feeling of being loved and the joy of sharing that love with family and friends. It’s not a […]read more

Month of the Holy Family

During February, the Church honors the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. Catholics focus on the gifts we can receive from our families—especially love and forgiveness. Encourage your families […]read more

February Is Black History Month

February is Black History Month in the United States. Along with November, which is Black Catholic History Month, this observance presents opportunities to learn more about the history and influence […]read more

Celebrate Winter Saints

Good role models aren’t hard to find! All we need to do is point to the saints in Heaven and learn from them. Learn about some of the saints whose […]read more

Saint Joseph: Free Film from Knights of Columbus

The Year of Saint Joseph brought a renewal to the Church with growing understanding and prayer to Saint Joseph. The Knights of Columbus help maintain the momentum of renewal by […]read more

Our Lady of the Snows

Living in Midwest, I have come to expect snow every winter. I recently sent a gift of fake snowballs to my four nephews who live in South Carolina. Snow is […]read more

Saint Joseph: Just Man and Husband of Mary

Pope Francis offers a third catechesis on Saint Joseph. At his general audience on Wednesday, December 1, he spoke about Joseph as a “just man” and husband of Mary. He […]read more

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