FROM OUR EDITORS—September 30, 2018 – 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: Joan McKamey ~ September 23, 2018

Para la versión en español, haga clic aquí. “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were put around his neck and he were thrown into the sea.” –Mark 9:42 Jesus didn’t mince words. He was a straight shooter, especially when it came to people being hypocritical or [...]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—September 30, 2018 – 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ September 25, 2018
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Mark 9:38–43, 45, 47–48 In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus tells his disciples that God’s love is not reserved just for them or for any “in” group. Everyone belongs in the embrace of God’s love. Jesus wants his followers to be ready to accept others, work with them, learn from them, and appreciate the gifts they have […]

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New Resources for Home Instruction

Author: Erika De Urquidi ~ September 25, 2018
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Para la versión en español, haga clic aquí. With our Gospel Weeklies program beginning on September 23rd, Pflaum is providing a new resource for families who teach their children at home. We have included free Pacing Guides for parents to help them plan in advance the lessons they will cover with their children. These pacing […]

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Nuevos recursos para la enseñanza en el hogar

Author: Erika De Urquidi ~ September 25, 2018
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Con el programa de Gospel Weeklies dando inicio el 23 de septiembre, Pflaum ofrece un nuevo recurso para las familias que enseñan a sus hijos en casa. Hemos incluidos Planes secuenciales gratuitos y en español para ayudar a los padres a organizar con tiempo las lecciones que abarcarán con sus hijos. Estos Planes secuenciales están […]

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Name That Prayer

Author: Nicholle Check ~ September 25, 2018
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Children will come to class with varying experience with the prayers of the Church, including the Lord’s Prayer, the Hail Mary, the Blessing Before Meals, and the Act of Contrition. The free printable How Well Do You Know Your Prayers? will help identify the prayers that children know well and those that may need some […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—October 7, 2018 – 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ September 24, 2018
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Mark 10:2–16 In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus teaches us that from the beginning of Creation, God made men and women to join together in love. All of us are social beings who are created for making bonds of love and friendship with one another. Those bonds become inseparable in marriage. This reality underlies the lifelong, faithful […]

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Fall Preschool Activities

Author: Nicholle Check ~ September 24, 2018
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Preschoolers love to share what they know. Let them show you all they have learned about colors by completing A World of Colors, a free activity page available in Spanish and English. Conclude the activity by sharing the prayer of thanks to God for all the beauty of fall. Then invite the children to explore […]

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Respect Life Resources

Author: Nicholle Check ~ September 24, 2018
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  In October, the Catholic Church focuses its prayer intentions on the issues that concern respect for human life. This year’s theme for Respect Life Month is “Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent.” The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops offers a number of Respect Life resources, including prayers, articles, social media strategies, and posters. Use […]

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