liturgical calendar

Saint of the Day:

Saint Giles (650-710)

Readings:

  • Reading 1: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6, 9-11
  • Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 27:1, 4, 13-14
  • Gospel: Luke 4:31-37

Reflection:

At the moment of death, as people pass from this world into another, they often need help. Saint Giles is a member of the group called the "14 Holy Helpers," ...

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School History Scavenger Hunt

Write your name and the names of your group members at the top of this handout. As a group, research ...

Back-to-School Blessing: A Prayer Service for the Beginning of the School Year

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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 ...