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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

Labor Day Saints

Saints lived extraordinary, ordinary lives. While they accomplished great things on Earth, most of them also had regular day jobs. They were barbers, accountants, fishermen, doctors. Catholic social teaching emphasizes […]read more

Mary’s Life

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a celebration of a life lived wholly without sin. Mary also experienced many hard times throughout her life on Earth. This Bible […]read more

Activities for the Assumption

Today marks a great celebration in the Church – the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Use this free printable to trace the history of the Church’s teaching about Mary’s […]read more

Back-to-School Prayers

As you plan your back-to-school catechist formation and first-day student gatherings, use these back-to-school prayers—the “Hands” prayer for younger students, a blessing for middle-schoolers, and the “Sharing Your Light” prayer […]read more

Did You Know?

Which saint slept in a wine cask to prevent the chance of spreading the plague? Can you name the saint who was kidnapped by pirates? Who was Saint Jerome’s unlikely […]read more

Harvest Saints

How well do you know the saints the Church celebrates in the fall? Which saint is known for helping people who are poor, sick, or abandoned? Which one reformed the […]read more

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

St. Stanislaus of Kraków (1030-1079)

April 11 If you live in a city with many people of Polish heritage, you probably have a church named for St. Stanislaus of Kraków. And one or more families […]read more

St. Joseph, the Man of Dreams (1st century)

March 19 Most of what we know about St. Joseph comes from the first two chapters of the Gospel of St. Matthew as he describes the birth and infancy of […]read more

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