High-Interest Materials for
 Teen Religion Programs

Sexuality Teens need to talk to begin to understand. Bob Bartlett’s stories and style are guaranteed to get them talking about how they experience intimacy. One good discussion makes this book worth every penny. Read the sample chapters and take advantage of our bulk prices.       Spirituality for Young Men Guarding the FireContinue reading “High-Interest Materials for
 Teen Religion Programs”

Tiny Retreat #2: Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen: Patron saint of green and growing Hildegard was only five years old in 1098 when her parents brought her, their tenth child, to the monastery of St. Disibode. A holy woman named Jutta took the little girl in and taught her Latin and music so she could sing the psalms with the monksContinue reading “Tiny Retreat #2: Hildegard of Bingen”

Gospel Reflection for March 24, 2019, 3rd Sunday of Lent

Gospel Reflection for March 24, 2019, 3rd Sunday of Lent Sunday Readings: Exodus 3.1-8, 13-15; 1 Corinthians 10.1-6,10-12; Luke 13.1-9 Jesus spoke a parable. A man had a fig tree, came looking for figs, but found none. He said to the gardener, “For three years I have come looking for figs and found none. Cut itContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 24, 2019, 3rd Sunday of Lent”

Gospel Reflection for February 3, 2019, 4th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 1.4-5, 17-19; 1 Corinthians 13.4-13; Luke 4.21-30 “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” – Luke 4.21 In this statement Jesus identifies himself as the prophet the Spirit anoints to bring good news to the poor. He will fulfill the words of the prophet Isaiah. He will lives these words and gather a communityContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 3, 2019, 4th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for October 7, 2018, 27th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Genesis 2.18-24; Hebrews 2.9-11; Mark 10.2-12 “God made humans male and female, and for this reason men and woman leave their fathers and mothers and the two become one.”  – Mark 10.6-8 Some Pharisees ask Jesus in Sunday’s gospel, “Does the law permit divorce?” This question is still controversial today. The law of Moses does permitContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 7, 2018, 27th Sunday Ordinary Time”