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The Spiritual Benefits of Fasting Year-Round

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Music to Celebrate the Easter Season

The Triduum in Art: Easter

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Writing Lesson Plans Anchored in Human Dignity

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Anointing of the Sick and the Virtue of Hope

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Penance & Reconciliation and the Virtue of Justice

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Matrimony and the Virtue of Temperance

Choosing your Lenten practices

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Holy Orders and the Virtue of Prudence

The Catholic School Must Remember the Family

What is Candlemas and how to observe it

Forming Young Parishioners through Catholic Education

St. Thomas Aquinas and the Joy of Catholic Education

Eucharist and the Virtue of Charity

Liturgy and Education, Part 11: Liturgical Culture as a Healing Medicine

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Liturgy and Education, Part 10: Developing a Liturgical Culture

Confirmation and the Virtue of Fortitude

Sacred Sites of Notre Dame: The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes

Cultivating Christian Unity and Ecumenism in the Classroom

Liturgy and Education, Part 9: The Liturgical Curriculum of the Catholic School

Baptism and the Virtue of Faith

The Importance of Art in Catechesis

Continuing to Contemplate the Incarnation Year-Round

Día de Reyes: Las Naciones se Reunieron alrededor del Niño Jesús

Día de Reyes: The Nations Gathered Around the Messiah

Simple Ways to Start Living Liturgically in the New Year

Podcast Excerpt: The Three Wisemen

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The Infancy Narratives: More than Baby Jesus

The Essential Heart of Advent Prayer

Rediscover Wonder through the Nativity Scene

Dándole la Bienvenida al Forastero: Las Posadas

Welcoming the Stranger: Las Posadas

Sacred Sites of Notre Dame: Corby Hall

Carolyn's Christmas Movie Countdown

Pray the O Antiphons [Free Resource]

Madre de Esperanza, Madre del Amor

Mother of Hope, Mother of Love

A Feast of Freedom: The Immaculate Conception of Mary

Advent Anticipation: Of Mystics, Martyrs, and Unknown Bards

John the Baptist: A Patron for Lay Ministers

Four Ways to Celebrate Advent as a Domestic Church

Eucharist Means Thanksgiving

Practicing Gratitude in Difficult Times

Fides et Ratio: St. John Paul II on Faith and Reason

Celebrate Advent and Christmas with Our Digital Crèche Calendar

The Gift of Grieving as a Parish Community

Black Catholic History Month: An Interview with Dr. Shannen Dee Williams

Sacred Sites of Notre Dame: Founder's Monument

Free Webinar from the Office of Life and Human Dignity

Cross-Generational Catechesis for the Whole Parish Family

Engaging Pastoral Creativity: Respond and Reflect

Essay Excerpt: Voting Like a Catholic

Music for the Month of All Souls: The Requiem Mass

Stories of Grace: The Healing of Desire

Series Recap: Catholicism and Politics

Engaging Pastoral Creativity: Listen and Ponder

Sacred Sites of Notre Dame: Old College

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At Home in Our Homelessness: What Can Catholics Expect from Politics?

Engaging Pastoral Creativity: Pray, Reflect, Identify

Spiritual Friendship and the Redemptive Vision of "Fratelli Tutti"

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Belonging to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

What is Political Discourse for the Catholic?

How a Pandemic Can Lead to Pastoral Creativity

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Be Not Afraid: Accompanying Loved Ones with Mental Illness

On Some Problems with Political Discourse

Scripture-Based Leadership, Part 7: Nurturing "Yahad"

A Catholic Approach to Supporting Persons with Mental Illness

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

St. Thérèse of Lisieux, “Daughter of Sts. Louis & Zélie Martin”

Scripture-Based Leadership, Part 6: Building a Team

Sacred Sites of Notre Dame: The Log Chapel

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Scripture-Based Leadership, Part 5: Co-Responsibility

Conformed to Christ: St. Padre Pio

The Mother-Child Bond [Free Resource]

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Scripture-Based Leadership, Part 4: Acknowledging God's Gifts

Zooming Out: Adapting Parish Programs to New Formats

Saying Yes with Our Lady of Sorrows

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Scripture-Based Leadership, Part 3: Building a Framework

St. Peter Claver: Pioneer of Anti-Racism

Make a Pilgrimage at Our Lady's University

Scripture-Based Leadership, Part 2: Baptized as Leaders

Series Recap: Homeschooling 101

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Stories of Grace: Doing Laundry

Exploring Scripture-Based Leadership, Part 1

Approaching Parish Ministry During a Pandemic

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Be Where Your Feet Are

Faith and Science: Heroes of Catholic Science

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

St. Maximilian Kolbe and the Grace of Self-Sacrificing Love

Taking Hope Back to School

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Faith and Science: A Model of Sanctity for Catholic Scientists

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Choosing Trust with St. Ignatius of Loyola

Free Resource on the Relationship between Faith and Science

Martha of Bethany: A Saint for Those at Home

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Celebrating Mary Magdalene, Apostle to the Apostles

Faith and Science: Imperfection, Evil, and Human Nature

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Becoming Christ's Mercy: Renewal in Eucharistic Ministry, Part 2

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Becoming Christ's Mercy: Renewal in Eucharistic Ministry, Part 1

Liturgy and Education, Part 8: The Art of Understanding

Faith and Science: The Language of God

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

There is No Love Without Justice: The Catholic Response to Racism

Liturgy and Education, Part 7: The Art of Memory

Embracing Sacrifice

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Free Life & Human Dignity Resource on the Death Penalty

Liturgy and Education, Part 6: Desiring Happiness

Facing Anxiety with the Holy Spirit's Help

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Rethinking Our Summer Rest

Staying Catholic in College: A Letter to Youth Ministers

Liturgy and Education, Part 5: Liturgy & the Catholic School's Curriculum

Faith & Science: Newton's Laws & Flaws

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Essay Excerpt: Fr. Ted Hesburgh's Call to Civil Conversion

Liturgy and Education, Part 4: Celebrating Liturgies in the Family

Behind the Scenes: Stories in Light

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Preaching the Trinity, Part 2: Thou Shalt . . .

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Staying Catholic in College: A Message to Parents

Liturgy and Education, Part 3: Re-Education of Desire through Liturgy

Faith & Science: The Miracle of the Resurrection and Science

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

The Power of Preaching, Part 5: Giving Feedback

Liturgy and Education, Part 2: Celebrating Liturgies in Schools

Stability for Lay Christians

Called & Co-Responsible: Summer Seminars for Church Life Renewal

Missing Him

The Power of Preaching, Part 4: Good Preaching is Ordinary

Liturgy and Education, Part 1: Why They Need Each Other

Staying Catholic in College: A Letter to High School Graduates

Faith & Science: The Human Soul and Science

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Essay Excerpt: Of Mental Illness and Icons

Marian Music for the Month of May

The Power of Preaching, Part 3: What is Good Preaching?

Free Resource: Celebrating Mary in the Month of May

The Works of Mercy in a Marian Spirituality

Evangelization Through Questions

The Spiritual Benefits of Fasting Year-Round

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Stories of Grace: Motherly Prayer

Working Remotely and the Common Good of the Family

Free Online Course: Pillars of the Church

Surrender Amid Social Distancing

Faith & Science: On God and the Problem of Evil

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

A Nation Consecrated to Mary

Homeschooling 101, Part 4: Resources

The Power of Preaching, Part 2: Encountering Christ

Homeschooling 101, Part 3: Rhythm & Routine

Free Online Course: "Journey with The Saint John's Bible"

Homeschooling 101, Part 2: Laying the Foundation

The Pondering Heart of a Marian Spirituality

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