liturgical calendar

Saint of the Day:

Saint Mother Theodora Guérin (1798-1856)


  • Reading 1: Baruch 4:5-12, 27-29
  • Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 69:33-35, 36-37
  • Gospel: Luke 10:17-24


Saint Mother Theodora spent her life teaching and helping others. We sometimes think that teaching and helping others are activities that only some professions permit. However, we must remember that, ...



classroom activities

Peace Creed

Writing a Peace Creed (15 minutes) 1. Tell the young people that as much as we might want peace to become a reality in our world, being a peacemaker takes a lot of hard work. The first steps are to ...

A Prayer Invoking Peace

(For use before a meeting or gathering of youth workers.) Song "Give Us Your Peace," by Michael Mahler, Give Your Gifts: The New Songs (Chicago: GIA Publications, 2001). Leader: As we begin this meeting, let us begin with peace. Please ...

Characters in the Acts of the Apostles

A worksheet where students are asked to choose a character from the Book of Acts, and answer several questions on ...

Mathematical Equations for Matthew

Explain to the students that this activity is designed to familiarize them with the Gospel of Matthew. Mention that it asks them to solve and create some mathematical equations based on the Gospel. Write the following examples on the board, ...