Bible Sunday

Pope Francis has issued an apostolic letter entitled “Aperuit Illis,” instituting the “Sunday of the Word of God” for all dioceses and churches throughout the world. “I hereby declare that the… Read More

Pope says elderly people are a resource and a wealth

Speaking to the National Association of Senior Workers in December 2019, Pope Francis delivered the following address: Dear brothers and sisters, I am pleased to meet you on the occasion… Read More

A Thought for the New Year

I’m sorry…I didn’t mean it I take it back Strike it from the record What is as irreversible as murder, violates its victims more than theft, is as deadly as… Read More

Near Faith Experiences

All around us this season are near-faith experiences – experiences of other people’s faithfulness that challenge us to evaluate how we live our own lives. My friend, Marlene, lost her… Read More

Can You Say Hero?

Mr. Rogers has been the news lately. Though he’s been gone for years, his name keeps coming up because the new feature film, starring Tom Hanks, is a hit. Many… Read More

Please, I want to see

This week in Luke’s Gospel, we hear the story of the man born blind. There it is, the great and powerful question that Jesus asks us all: “What do you… Read More

Advent Resources

In addition to our own Advent Posters and just in time to help you and your families celebrate Advent well this year, we have put together the best resources we… Read More

Helping Children Struggling with Anxiety

The National Institute of Mental Health and one of the world’s top anxiety researchers says that for most kids, feelings of worry won’t last, but for some, they will —… Read More

Advent Poster 2019

The Leadership Institute creates a poster for Advent, Lent, and Summer. Our 2019 Advent Poster is ready! It includes 25 ways to use the season of Advent, with all its waiting… Read More

How Well Do You Know the Class of 2023?

How Well Do You Know the Freshman Class of 2023? Every year, the Mindset list is published about the incoming college freshman. It began as a project to prepare college… Read More

A Prayer for the First Week of School

Master and Teacher, Bless the students who will have trouble settling down this week, whose minds are still at the beach or at grandma’s swimming pool, or the amusement park… Read More

The New Battle: Parents and Screen Time

Now that we are securely ensconced in summer, the battle between parents and children over how much time kids spend on their devices has taken on a new dimension –… Read More