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Epiphany House Blessing

The Epiphany of the Lord commemorates the arrival of wise men or Magi from the East who were seeking the Christ Child. Remind the children that Christmas is not just […]read more

Before You Break for the Christmas Holidays

It’s not Christmas yet, but try to tell a young child that! We know that many of you will be suspending your classes over the Christmas holidays. Please send home […]read more

Keeping Christ in Our Christmas Preparations

The days leading to Christmas can be challenging for catechists and children. Catechists strive to retain order and routine in the midst of pageant rehearsals and the children’s excitement about […]read more

Beatification of Fulton Sheen

Archbishop Fulton Sheen was scheduled to be beatified in Peoria, Illinois, on December 21. This event, which would have placed him one step away from being officially recognized as a […]read more

Advent Saints and Celebrations

Find resources for a Family Prayer Service for the Second Sunday of Advent and information about the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in our Seasonal […]read more

Happy New Year in the Church!

The first week of Advent also marks the first week of the new Liturgical Year in the Catholic Church. This week, the Church moves its focus from the Gospel of […]read more

Honoring the King of the Universe

Sunday, November 24, 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 to God

Americans celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November (11/28). Although it’s an American holiday, the celebration of Thanksgiving is deeply rooted in faith. Gratitude for our blessings is one […]read more

More November Saints and Feasts

We remember all the saints and those on their way to Heaven throughout the month of November. Here are a few we shine a spotlight on in our seasonal resources […]read more

Discover Catholic Schools Week

Next week, November 17–23, is Discover Catholic Schools Week. This addition to National Catholic Schools Week (USA), which is traditionally celebrated during the last week of January, is an opportunity […]read more

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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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