Do your kids practice almsgiving? It’s been a core practice of our faith for thousands of years. But what is almsgiving, anyway? And how can cash-strapped kids raise money for the needy? We’ve got you covered on both counts.
“I am Raphael, one of the seven angels who stand and serve before the Glory of the Lord!” Raphael, Michael, and Gabriel are three of the archangels honored by the Church on September 29. Here’s a little bit about them, and the dramatic story of how Raphael helped a young man and woman.
Joseph wasn’t the brightest kid in his neighborhood, and he wasn’t the most pleasant, either. It seemed he could do nothing right, and that no one wanted him around. But then the Holy Spirit began working on him….
Meet Saint Francis of Assisi! The story of Francis and the leper shows that loving God isn’t always easy at first (even for one of the world’s most beloved saints) . . . but with God’s help, what seems bitter is sweetened by love.
American Father Stanley Rother was an ordinary man who used his skills and talents to be extraordinary for the Church. Use his story of selfless love for the poor of Guatemala’s highlands to inspire you to be extraordinary for Jesus.