Preparing for Easter through Lent

Ready for Lent? Try using this great poster on your refrigerator or your office door to guide your way through a holy Lent and toward Easter joy! Please use this… Read More

Why the Catholic Church needs a Eucharistic response to the sex abuse scandals

From America Magazine – Catholics encounter the Body of Christ directly in the bread and wine of the Eucharist. What we have here is not an inert cosmic substance that… Read More

Registering for LearnAmp

Registering for LEAD is quick and easy. Scroll down to see all the steps for registration outlined below. When you are finished checking out this tutorial, you can access this online… Read More

Raising Kids Who Care

How do you raise kids who care? Education professor William Damon says that one of the first and most important steps in raising moral children is to nurture their ability… Read More

Apps Parents Should Know

Pop quiz: What is Voxer? If you’re scratching your head, it’s time to read up on the trendy new social media apps kids are using. Friending your child on Facebook… Read More

Altar Server Resources

Since formation for Altar Servers happens at the local level, we thought we would put together a collection of resources parishes could use when creating a manual or list of… Read More

Actor Rob Lowe: Don’t Underestimate the Stress Caregivers Face

Forty million Americans work as an unpaid family caregiver. The mental, physical and emotional stress they face is overwhelming. It’s time to help. Actor Rob Lowe, who cared for his… Read More

Selected Scripture for EMHCs

Your role as an Extraordinary Minister comes later in the Mass, but your attention to Scripture is still paramount to your ministry. To help with your reflections, we have put… Read More

Selected Scripture for Readers

You are a reader at your parish, so you are familiar with Sacred Scripture. But when was the last time you spent time in prayer with the Scriptures? To help,… Read More

A New Year Thought

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

When Do Young People Leave The Church?

A new article in Crux discusses the latest study by St. Mary’s Press. The name of the study, Going, Going, Gone, gives you a hint of its content: why and… Read More

Pope Francis on Sacred Music

Liturgical and sacred music can be a powerful instrument of evangelization, because it gives people a glimpse of the beauty of heaven, Pope Francis said recently at an international meeting… Read More