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Meg Matenaer wagers that a Lent far more difficult than planned means that a far more wonderful Easter will follow.
The custom of spring cleaning before Easter is rooted in ancient tradition. Are you up to the challenge?
Read about four simple ways your family can keep Easter out of your Lent observance. Jen Steed has compiled things that will be a sure fit for your family!
Jay takes a look at the latest “Jesus Movie” using some of the criteria movie fans use for other franchise movies: Is it better than the book? Original Series or Next Generation? Is it worth seeing again?
NOTE: Two days after the Easter Octave of 2011, on May 2, 2011, Seal Team 6 killed Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan. This piece was written then, but the issues are still fresh post-Easter and the period
Does Easter feel like it’s already long gone? Officially, Easter lasts an entire season, all the way to Pentecost. This year, it’s still “Easter” until halfway through May! And yet, in real life, Easter seems to evaporate before
Editor’s note: Today, we welcome new monthly contributor Jay Cuasay. I had the good fortune of meeting Jay at a conference recently and am thrilled that he accepted my invitation to blog with us! Please join me
There she was. Walking down the sidewalk to pick up her sons at the end of the school day. Some years older than me, her eyes sparked and her blonde hair blew in the breeze. She was
Last year, in preparation for Easter Sunday, I spent one entire morning making lists: the menu, the shopping list, the clothing list, and a list of basket items. I printed out recipes and made mental notes of
I can hardly believe that Easter is right around the corner. It has been a busy and exciting Lent. With the resignation of Benedict XVI and the election of our new Pope, it is an amazing time
For many years I avoided the Easter Vigil like you avoid people who have a stomach virus. At some point in my career as a parish minister I needed to attend. I was not really looking forward
Easter comes very early this year. As a matter of fact, it lands on March 31, my deceased grandmother’s birthday. Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays because, as a child growing up, I always
I don’t know about you, but Christmas season always takes me by storm. I barely have enough time in my normal life to get all the things done I am responsible for. Pile the Christmas duties on
Thanks to Jared Dees for this great video. Check out more teaching videos, lesson plans and other catechetical resources at The Religion Teacher. What are the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit? Where do these gifts come from?