Lessons the Modern Christian Can Learn from

Lessons the Modern Christian Can Learn from St. Paul

  Paul of Tarsus has always been one of my favorite saints. Luckily, my husband likes him too, and therefore had no problem naming our second son after him. Unfortunately, I didn’t remember that Jan 25 is the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul until it was too late to prepare something special to…

Holy Week Day-by-Day with Jesus

Holy Week Day-By-Day with Jesus

Holy Week Day-By-Day with Jesus (first page pictured above) is a simple activity to help children live Holy Week intentionally. It helps them focus on what Jesus did each day (including Holy Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, which are easier to forget about than the days of the Holy Triduum), by matching symbols and events with the proper day.…

Catechism 101 – Lesson 5: Revelation in Jesus

To view more Catechism 101 lesson plans, go to the Catechism 101 archive. Reading Material: Catechism of the Catholic Church 65-67; 73 Objective: Students will understand the significance of God’s revelation of himself through Jesus. Main Ideas: Jesus is the Word of God. He is the perfect and final revelation. Christianity is the new and…

‘Tis Still the Season!

So when does Christmas really end? Don’t let the stores fool you into believing that Christmas begins in mid November and ENDS December 25 (or maybe the 27th for stores that keep the music going a little longer for latecomers). When the stores take down the decorations it’s time to kiss Santa and the reindeer…

What Catholics Can Learn from Our Protestant Brethren

I am a staunch Catholic and I love my faith. I believe the Pope is infallible. I believe Jesus is truly present in the Eucharist. I pray to (but don’t worship!) Mary. I talk to the Saints. I believe purgatory exists… I believe all the Catholic “stuff”. That being said, there are various things I…