liturgical calendar

Saint of the Day:

Saint Matthew (1st century)


  • Reading 1: Isaiah 55:6-9
  • Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18
  • Reading 2: Philippians 1:20c-24, 27a
  • Gospel: Matthew 20:1-16a


As we read about the lives of the saints and hear messages on God's teachings, we often incorrectly assume that a person's holiness directly corresponds with how much God loves ...



classroom activities

September 11: In Memory and In Hope: A Prayer Gathering

Materials Needed newsprint masking tape markers reflective music candles Preparation Prior to the beginning of the prayer service, set up several areas for small groups of five to seven people to cluster around. Each area should have a piece newsprint ...

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, ...

The Powerful Symbol of the Cross

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can reflect the difference between symbols and signs, and ...