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For grandparents, living the Faith is sharing the Faith

  • By Susan Klemond, OSV Newsweekly

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  • September 29 2016

Passing their Catholicism onto younger generations starts with grandparents being generous with time and spirit.

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Steps to help children cope with tragedies / Pasos para ayudar a los ninos a afrontar las tragedias

  • By Joseph D. White, OSV Newsweekly

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  • June 13 2016

Age-appropriate responses can help minimize fear and confusion to shootings, attacks in the news.

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Program outfits kids with clothes for first Communion

  • By Hannah M. Brockhaus, OSV Newsweekly

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  • April 27 2016

Archdiocese of Newark collects new, gently used dresses, suits to give to families in need.

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How to make the most of leap day

  • By Emily Stimpson, OSV Newsweekly

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  • February 18 2016

Strategies to help Catholics use 2016's extra 24 hours to the fullest.

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Steps to help children cope with tragedies

  • By Joseph D. White, OSV Newsweekly

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  • December 11 2015

Age-appropriate responses can help minimize fear and confusion to shootings, attacks in the news.

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‘Mobile confessional’ new evangelization tool

  • By Hannah M. Brockhaus, OSV Newsweekly

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  • November 20 2015

A converted ambulance will bring the Sacrament of Reconciliation to the peripheries of Lafayette, La.

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U.S. Church to celebrate National Bible Week

  • By Susan Klemond, OSV Newsweekly

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  • November 05 2015

Organizers hope the event inspires Catholics to fall more deeply in love with the word of God.

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Restored order for sacraments a growing trend

  • By Michelle Martin, OSV Newsweekly

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  • July 09 2015

Denver, Honolulu are latest to move the Sacrament of Confirmation ahead of first Communion.

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In Boston, inner-city teens find hope in the Church

  • By Christine Williams, OSV Newsweekly

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  • May 29 2015

Dozens of youth, including 48 scheduled to be confirmed June 6, find community, healing, Christ.

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In bits and pieces, Pope Francis’ U.S. trip coming together

  • By Gretchen R. Crowe, OSV Newsweekly

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  • April 02 2015

We should all be ready to expect the unexpected.

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‘Salem bus’ rolls across diocesan lines

  • By Eddie O'Neill, OSV Newsweekly

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  • January 26 2015

Committed to providing a Catholic education, parish carpool drives children to school over 20 miles each way.

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Rediscovering the wonder around us

  • By Melinda Selmys, OSV Newsweekly

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  • December 04 2014

Exploring God's creation with a sense of curiosity not only can help cure boredom, but also foster growth in Christ.

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Liberian bishop pleads for aid in fighting Ebola

  • By OSV Staff, OSV Newsweekly

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  • October 23 2014

'We are losing our humanity' in the face of the disease, said Bishop Anthony Fallah Borwah.

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Catholic schools key to inner cities

  • By William Bole, OSV Newsweekly

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  • August 06 2014

New book by Notre Dame professors shows how important parish schools are to their neighborhoods.

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‘More human’

  • By Hannah M. Brockhaus

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  • July 17 2014

A Brazilian school uses technology to connect English-language students and senior citizens.

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‘A vacation for the soul’

  • By Mary DeTurris Poust, OSV Newsweekly

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  • June 25 2014

Catholic conferences enrich lives of parents and children by strengthening their faith through prayer, formation, discipleship.

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Ten simple ways to serve when it’s stressful this Advent

  • By Jennifer Rey

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  • December 10 2013

Open your heart to Christ in others this season.

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How to bring loved ones back to the Faith: Lessons from St. Monica

  • By Jennifer Rey

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  • October 14 2013

As hard as we want to push when a loved one falls away from the Church, pestering may not be the best approach.

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Good for the Soul

  • By Denise Bates Enos, Curriculum Editor

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  • December 03 2012

U.S. Bishops set to vote on a document inviting Catholics to confession.

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Spread the Word About Catholic Social Teaching

  • By Denise Bates Enos, Curriculum Editor

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  • November 06 2012

Help share "the best-kept secret of the Catholic Church."

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A New Saint Makes History

  • By By Denise Bates Enos, Curriculum Editor

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  • August 29 2012

Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American ever canonized.

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Enrich Your Catholic Vocabulary

  • By Denise Bates Enos, Curriculum Editor

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  • July 11 2012

Faith words every Catholic should know.

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Saint Kateri Tekakwitha: People of Faith Cards

Children encounter models of our Catholic faith through these beautifully illustrated People of Faith cards. Contains a prayer and brief biography on the back of each card.

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