Category Archives: Catechetics

Finding Patience, by Virginia Lieto and Carole Hahn Panzner

When the Livingstone family relocates, their daughters miss their old neighborhood and friends. The eldest, Faith can’t wait for school to start so that she can make new friends. Unfortunately, Faith is shy, and the children on the school bus, … Continue reading

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Rejoice! Gospel Meditations, by Louis Evely

Lent invites us to refresh our souls, to refocus our lives, to set things right. Rejoice! by Louis Evely, has a way of growing us out of our comfort zones into the light. It challenges us to lift our crosses … Continue reading

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The School of Poetry from Katie O’Neil

Editor’s Note:  Katie O’Neil, our volunteer poetry resource,  has an obvious love for that written form.  She has a degree in literature with a specialty in poetry.  For that reason we have decided to add a third Sunday feature that … Continue reading

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Your Faith Has Made You Well, by Barbara Hosbach

Thank you Barbara Hosbach for writing, exclusively for me, “Your Faith Has Made You Well.” I’m amazed at how you know me so thoroughly, and I realize that you must have spent hours or even days meditating on each of … Continue reading

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I Thirst for Your Love – Book Review from Barb Schonenberger

  From time to time our members come across a “treasure” that they just have to yell about.  Today we can all benefit from a find from Barb Schonenberger.      KC   All of us need reminders of how … Continue reading

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My Neighbor and the “Firsts”

Did you practice either the First Friday or the First Saturday devotions? My mother told me about them—or was it the nuns at St. Peter in Chains Grade School. I don’t know if I actually completed one before I was … Continue reading

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The Writing Road to Sainthood

T Today’s advice is from the late Fr. John Hardon, S.J. Fr. Hardon believed that daily writing helps us make a “giant stride on the road to sanctity.” Why is writing such an asset of the spiritual life? Writing provides … Continue reading

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