Name That Prayer

Author: Nicholle Check ~ September 17, 2018
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Children will come to class with varying experience with the prayers of the Church, including the Lord’s Prayer, the Hail Mary, the Blessing Before Meals, and the Act of Contrition. The free printable How Well Do You Know Your Prayers? will help identify the prayers that children know well and those that may need some […]

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Nuevos recursos para la enseñanza en el hogar

Author: Erika De Urquidi ~ September 17, 2018
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Con el programa de Gospel Weeklies dando inicio el 23 de septiembre, Pflaum ofrece un nuevo recurso para las familias que enseñan a sus hijos en casa. Hemos incluidos Planes secuenciales gratuitos y en español para ayudar a los padres a organizar con tiempo las lecciones que abarcarán con sus hijos. Estos Planes secuenciales están […]

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New Resources for Home Instruction

Author: Erika De Urquidi ~ September 17, 2018
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Para la versión en español, haga clic aquí. With our Gospel Weeklies program beginning on September 23rd, Pflaum is providing a new resource for families who teach their children at home. We have included free Pacing Guides for parents to help them plan in advance the lessons they will cover with their children. These pacing […]

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Welcome Back: Catechetical Sunday Event

Author: Nicholle Check ~ September 11, 2018
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Once everyone settles into their school routine, gather your families together for a fall harvest event. Pflaum offers the The Gospel for All Ages Family Catechesis, which provides detailed plans for weekly family gatherings for prayer and reflection on the Sunday Gospel, as well as discussion questions for preschool children through adults. The editors have […]

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Lesson Videos

Author: Nicholle Check ~ September 11, 2018
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Each week, the Gospel Weeklies present the Sunday Gospel message in ways that speak to all types of learners—through role-play, related stories and articles, games and activities, and in the stories of saints and other Catholic leaders. The editors also search the internet for related videos that you can view with your students. Usually 3–5 […]

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The Archangels: Leaders, Protectors, Messengers

Author: Nicholle Check ~ September 10, 2018
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On Saturday, September 29, the Church celebrates the Feast of Saints Michael, Raphael, and Gabriel—the three archangels noted by name in the Bible. The prefix arch means “leader” or “chief.” In the Book of Revelation, the archangel Michael leads God’s armies against Satan. Raphael heals Tobit of his blindness and guides his son Tobias safely […]

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Sacramentals

Author: Nicholle Check ~ September 10, 2018
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Lighted candles, crosses, holy water, incense—all these items add to our sense of the sacred. They are called sacramentals. There are three types of sacramentals: prayerful actions or rituals; prayerful blessings; and blessed objects. Send home copies of Sacramentals: The Church’s Gift to Our Spirituality and challenge the children and their families to list the […]

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V National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry

Author: Pflaum ~ September 10, 2018
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  The V National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry will take place on September 20–23, 2018 in Grapevine, TX. This year, leaders in dioceses, parishes, lay ecclesial movements and other Catholic organizations will get together to discuss the central theme: missionary discipleship. The objective of the V Encuentro is to try to find ways in which […]

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V Encuentro Nacional de Pastoral Hispana/Latina

Author: Pflaum ~ September 10, 2018
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Del 20 al 23 de septiembre se llevará a cabo el V Encuentro Nacional de Pastoral Hispana/Latina en la ciudad de Grapevine, Texas. Este año, líderes de diócesis, parroquias, movimientos laicos eclesiales y otras organizaciones católicas, se reunirán para discutir el tema central, que será el discipulado misionero. El objetivo del V Encuentro es encontrar […]

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Exaltation of the Cross

Author: Nicholle Check ~ September 5, 2018
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What happened to the Cross after Jesus’ Crucifixion? What about the crosses of the two criminals who were crucified with him? No one knows for sure. This free printable—the Exaltation of the Holy Cross—highlights the journey of the Cross of Christ, as well as the history behind the feast day the Church celebrates on Friday, […]

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