Liturgical Ministries
Selected Readings for Liturgical Musicians
Bishop Caggiano told musicians in February that their job is to build a “bridge to the beautiful one.” We are at our best, the Bishop said, when we worship well… Read More
Seasonal Resources
Celebrating the Triduum
We begin the holiest week in the Church’s liturgical year! It is a time to enter deeply into the solemn events of the week leading up to Easter. The Triduum… Read More
Religion in Society
Why Millennials Leave the Church
Here’s why Millennials are leaving the church: Millennials and church don’t seem to mix. The truth is no one has asked me why millennials don’t like church. Luckily, as a public… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Beauty and Liturgy: A Program for the New Evangelization
For many Catholics worshipping on a regular basis, the experience of liturgical beauty is noticeably absent from their lives. Churches, rather than eliciting awe and wonder from the worshipper, are… Read More
Reflections
Reflections on the Prodigal Son
At Mass on Sunday, most people heard the story of the Prodigal Son – the little brat who says, “Hey, Dad, can we pretend you’re dead so I can have… Read More
Seasonal Resources
Lenten Resources
This Lent, why not let us do the heavy lifting and provide you with a plethora of resources from across the web to make your Lenten load a little lighter.… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Lift Up Your Hearts
Looking for a way to liven your Sunday liturgical experience this Lent? Spiritandsong.com is a virtual faith community, a place where Christians of all ages can experience faith-building music, online prayers,… Read More
Great Reads
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
Early Adolescence
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
Early Adolescence
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
Liturgical Ministries
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
Seniors
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

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