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Curriculum Connections

It’s not too tough to think of ways to apply a Sunday Gospel message to a Language Arts lesson, but making connections to Math and Science can pose more of […]read more

Respect Life Month: Be Not Afraid

With the start of October, we begin Respect Life Month. The theme in the US this year is “Be Not Afraid.” We can each likely think of several times that […]read more

Saints and Feasts

Saint Jerome (345–420) is best remembered for translating Sacred Scripture into Latin, the language commonly used by the people of his day. As a master of Latin, Greek, and Hebrew, […]read more

Secrets to a Happy Life

Saint Gregory the Great was an organized person. He introduced the calendar most of the world still uses today. He also compiled a list of the things that would certainly […]read more

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

A Blog in a Blog: The Word is Life (TWIL)

Many catechists and teachers have a ritual as they sit down to plan their weekly lesson. It usually involves prayer, meditation, and reflection on the Sunday Gospel. The editors of […]read more

Prayer for Troubled Times

Depending on where you live, children may be coming to class who are directly affected by or concerned about natural disasters (Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, wildfires in several western states) […]read more

Catechetical Sunday: Living As Missionary Disciples

The theme from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for the 2017 catechetical year is “Living as Missionary Disciples.” Catechists live their baptismal call to share the faith with others. […]read more

Thank You, God, for Fall!

While it may not be fall officially until September 22, the signs of autumn—cooler temperatures, Friday night football games, and pumpkin-spice everything—say differently. Help your children notice God’s creative hand […]read more

Welcome Back, Families

The Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program provides many ways for teachers and catechists to connect with families and to support their efforts to share the faith with their children. […]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
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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 […]