(Taken from the USCCB website) How can we show others the mercy of God? We say that God is compassionate, but we ignore the poor. We say that God loves us and has mercy on us, but we hold grudges against our friends. Our actions need to authentically reflect God’s mercy. To explore the different ways that you can live out that mercy every day go to: http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/how-we-teach/new-evangelization/jubilee-of-mercy/index.cfm
We’d like to invite you to the NCCL Pre-Conference presented by the Federation of Catechesis with Hispanics (FCH) with the theme “La Familia, Encounters of Hope in Faith.” Two associate directors from our office will be presenting. For more information, or to register, visit http://www.nccl.org/event-2007922
Los invitamos a la Pre-Conferencia de NCCL presentada por la Federacion de Catequesis con Hispanos (FCH), con el tema: “La Familia, Encuentros de Esperanza en Fe.” Estaran presentando dos de nuestros directores asociados. Para mas informacion, o para registrarse visite http://www.nccl.org/event-2007922
Professional educators, parents, and experts in the field of ADD/ADHD have compiled over 500 elementary, junior high and high school interventions. To obtain free downloadable resources to file or print out for easy reference, visit: http://addinschool.com/.
That’s the question an Australian company posed first to parents, and then to their children. Watch the results in this commercial then read more at: http://www.ncregister.com/blog/segelstein/if-your-kids-could-have-dinner-with-anyone-who-would-it-be/#ixzz410uSI200.
News from the Near East these days tends to be dominated by talk of Syria, Iraq, and ISIS. As a result, there is much less attention being paid to the long struggle to find peace between Israel and the Palestinian people.
The Director of the Office of International Justice and Peace of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) recently visited and offers his thoughts and reflections:
Homelessness was an issue that, for a time, was very much in the news. Today, it is no less an issue but is very much less often a topic of conversation or reflection.
Read a prayerful reflection on homelessness here:
Litanies are a very traditional form of Catholic prayer. There are a few approved for public use, but many that have been approved for private prayer.
See a newly approved litany of praise suitable for private use here:
Bishop Robert Barron, after having celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation for the first time as a bishop, offers this reflection on the relationship of the Sacrament of Confirmation to the task of evangelization.
#Pope Francis speaks of migration at the US-Mexico border