FROM OUR EDITORS—July 21, 2019 – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: Erika De Urquidi ~ July 14, 2019

Para la versión en español, haga clic aquÍ.  I can’t believe we are halfway through the summer already! At my house, we started getting back-to-school coupons in the mail and began packing my son’s belongings so he can move away to start college at the end of August. This Sunday’s Gospel, however, makes me think that I still have time to [...]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—July 21, 2019 – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: Alice Camille ~ July 16, 2019
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Para la versión en español, haga clic aquÍ.  Luke 10:38–42 Martha had a sister named Mary who sat beside the Lord at his feet. –Luke 10:39 Most of us refuse to pit Mary against Martha anymore. That’s one of the oldest games in Christianity, and it doesn’t serve either woman’s honor very well. Mary is […]

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EVANGELIO DOMINICAL—21 de julio, 2019 – 16.o Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

Author: Alice Camille ~ July 16, 2019
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Para la versión en inglés, haga clic aquÍ. Lucas 10, 38–42 Marta tenía una hermana llamada María que estaba sentada junto al Señor a sus pies. La mayoría de nosotros nos negamos a enfrentar a María contra Marta. Ese es uno de los juegos más antiguos del cristianismo, y no sirve muy bien al honor […]

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Celebrate the Saints This Week (16th Week in Ordinary Time)

Author: Nicholle Check ~ July 16, 2019
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This week, the Church celebrates several of the earliest saints, including Saint Mary Magdalene (July 22), Saint James, the Apostle (July 25), and Saints Joachim and Anne (July 26). These prayers and reflections can help you include these saints in a special way in your daily prayers. Saint Mary Magdalene traveled with Jesus and witnessed […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—July 28, 2019 – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: Alice Camille ~ July 16, 2019
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Para la versión en español, haga clic aquÍ.  Luke 11:1–13 “Do not bother me; the door has already been locked. . . . I cannot . . . give you anything.” –Luke 11:7 Sensible people lock their doors at the end of the day, if not well before. This formally closes our responsibility to the […]

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EVANGELIO DOMINICAL—28 de julio, 2019 – 17.o Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

Author: Alice Camille ~ July 16, 2019
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Para la versión en inglés, haga clic aquÍ. Lucas 11, 1–13 “No me molestes; la puerta ya ha sido cerrada. . . . No puedo darte nada’’. –Lucas 11, 7 Personas sensatas cierran sus puertas con llave al final del día. Esto cierra nuestra responsabilidad hacia el mundo exterior. Una vez que la puerta está […]

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Family Catechesis: Plan Your Fall Event Now

Author: Nicholle Check ~ July 16, 2019
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Catechetical Sunday is September 15. Make plans now for a fall welcome-back event with your families. The Gospel for All Ages Family Catechesis provides online plans for weekly gatherings that bring together families of children at all levels of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies—preschool through junior high. Plans include a prayer service script, Scripture reflections, age-specific […]

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Get an Early Start: Online Lessons Available Now

Author: Nicholle Check ~ July 16, 2019
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Pflaum Gospel Weeklies lessons for the 2019–2020 year begin on Sunday, September 22. If your classes begin before then, take advantage of the three online Early Start lessons available for each level—Seeds, Promise, Good News, Venture, and Visions. Unlike regular Gospel Weeklies lessons, these cover general topics, including Bible basics, a Gospel primer, and prayer. […]

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Back to School Prayers

Author: Nicholle Check ~ July 16, 2019
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Every week, the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies lessons begin and end with prayers of the Church, prayers of the season, or spontaneous petitions and prayers of thanksgiving, so it’s fitting that catechists and teachers begin in prayer as they gather to start a new year. Pflaum offers Back to School prayer services for catechist-teacher orientations/in-services, as […]

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