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Planning Ahead

Planning Ahead

FROM OUR EDITORS – June 5, 2022 – Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost! What a difference that one day, that single event made in the life of the Church! Without the Spirit, the apostles would have remained confused and fearful men. With the Spirit, they grew in understanding of Jesus’ message and became bold sharers of the Good News. […] [READ MORE]

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Sunday Gospel Reflection – June 5, 2022 – Pentecost Sunday

John 20:19–23

A lot of “sending” goes on in the story of Jesus. First, Jesus is sent by his Father to become part of the world. Then Jesus sends his disciples (the word apostles literally means “the sent”) to bring the Good News to every corner of the earth. […] [READ MORE]

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Celebrating the Birth of the Church

Pentecost is an opportunity to help children and young people understand the role of the Holy Spirit in the Holy Trinity. They are likely to embrace the idea that Pentecost is widely considered to be the birthday of the Christian Church. […] [READ MORE]


Laudato Si’ Week 2022

In 2015, Pope Francis wrote his encyclical letter “Laudato Si’, On Care For Our Common Home” in an effort to help us understand our responsibility to protect our planet, shedding new light to the life-long Catholic teachings on caring for God’s Creation. […] [READ MORE]


One Response to “Planning Ahead”

  • Linda Kosta / Reply

    Thanks so much for the emphasis on the length of forty days of Lent and how it seems longer for kids. The forty days in the desert, forty weeks of gestation for a baby in the womb, etc.
    Love and blessings, Linda ❤️✝️

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