Where, O Death, is Your Victory?
He is Risen! Happy Easter from Ave Maria Press.
Catholic Colleges in March Madness: 2021 Edition
Our Annual Catholic Colleges in the NCAA Tournament Preview
Dedicating Ourselves to St. Joseph
Pope Francis has designated this year to St. Joseph. Here is some information on ways to commemorate and consecrate yourself to St. Joseph.
Working on Virtuous Living
Virtues are God-given powers, abilities to do moral good. They are good habits that enable us to preserver in doing the right thing joyfully. Virtues are skills in Christian living that enable us to face both internal and external obstacles as we…
Celebrate Black Catholic Americans
February is Black History Month in the United States, which is an opportunity to focus on Black American Catholics. (Another opportunity is Black Catholic History Month in November.)Recently, several Catholic high school theology teachers…
Individual Rights and the Common Good
Lead a discussion on how good citizenship means respecting individual rights while at the same time sometimes sacrificing individual rights for the common good, that is, what is beneficial to everyone or almost everyone in a particular…
Prayer Service: Thy Will Be Done
One of the ways to know God’s will for our lives is to pray. St. Claude de la Columbière, a seventeenth century Jesuit priest, reminded us that Christ promised that he would give us everything we need, even the smallest things. He…
Last Minute Christmas Activity
The infancy narratives in Matthew and Luke reveal much about the identity and mission of Jesus. Have the students look up and print the Scripture quotations to match the following descriptions. Then have them answer the question at the bottom. Have…
St. Maximilian Kolbe and Consecration to Mary
St. Maximillian Kolbe, the saint of Auschwitz, had a great devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. He encouraged all people to consecrate themselves to Mary or to renew their consecration to Mary on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, December…
A meditation based on letter of St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta