FROM OUR EDITORS—May 19, 2019 – 5th Sunday of Easter

Author: Joan McKamey ~ May 13, 2019

Para la versión en español, haga clic aquÍ. I recently attended the First Communion celebration of a young friend from our parish. Noah was smiling from ear to ear through much of his special day. At one point, my husband asked him how he felt. He replied, “I feel like a disciple!” We thought that was an apt response! In the weeks, months, [...]

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Feasts of Spring

Author: Nicholle Check ~ May 14, 2019
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As class winds down for the year and the children head out for the summer, plan now to meet as a class for Mass during one of the Church’s many celebrations in June. Use the Feasts of Spring resource page to explain the significance of each of these feasts, including the Visitation, Ascension, Pentecost, Most […]

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Family Catechesis: Plan a Pentecost Event

Author: Nicholle Check ~ May 14, 2019
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The arrival of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost was such a powerful experience that the Apostles could only express it in terms of the roaring of a mighty wind and the blazing tongues of fire. In many parishes, Pentecost marks one of the last large-scale Church celebrations before families disperse for the summer. Make it […]

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EVANGELIO DOMINICAL—26 de mayo, 2019 – 6.o Domingo de Pascua

Author: Alice Camille ~ May 14, 2019
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Para la versión en inglés, haga clic aquÍ. Juan 14, 23–29 “No dejes que tus corazones se turben o tengan miedo’’. –Juan 14, 27 Jesús trae paz y nunca temor. ¿No es extraño, entonces, que la religión haya sido tan a menudo portadora de miedo y ansiedad para tantos? Obviamente no es Jesús quien produce […]

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Planning Ahead: Late Close Lessons

Author: Nicholle Check ~ May 7, 2019
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Lessons for the 2018–19 Pflaum Gospel Weeklies end this year on the Fourth Sunday of Easter. If your classes meet beyond May 12, you may choose to use any the Late Close lessons available online for Seeds, Promise, Good News, Venture, and Visions. At each level, the lessons cover the same topics—Creation, Ascension, Pentecost, and parables. Lessons are not dependent on each […]

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