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Go To Joseph (Article) - When all the land of Egypt became hungry and the people cried to Pharaoh for food, Pharaoh said to all the Egyptians: “Go to Joseph, and do whatever he tells you.” (Gen. 41:55)
Celebrate the Domestic Church (Coloring Sheet) - "Families are the Domestic Church, where Jesus grows. ~Pope Francis
Prayer to the Blessed Mother for the Sick and those suffering from COVID 19 - Prayer from Pope Francis
Prayer Rocks - Sometimes in our prayer life we can fall into routines, and our prayers may become monotonous. Make these prayer-prompt rocks to mix it up and make your prayer time more spontaneous. They also will help teach your family a variety of ways to pray.
10 Blessing from Living at Such a Time as This - Finding the blessings and embracing them helps to lift our spirits. Here are some of those blessings.
Ten Ways for Quarantine Days - Quarantine and stay-at-home days have made it possible for some of us, who are not battling illness, to devote time to new interests. Here are ten activities that may feed your family spirituality and bring encouragement to this situation.
Graces for the Sick Craft - The gesture of the laying on of hands was an important part of Jesus healing the sick. He also commissioned his disciples to do so in his name. As you do this craft, remember in prayer Fr. Michael Renninger our Pastor, and all priests who continue to administer the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick in emergency situations. You can also learn a little more about the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick here.
DAILY MASS ONLINE
FORMED: The Catholic Faith On-Demand - FORMED is a subscription-based website that provides essential resources for all of our parishioners to help us understand, live, and share our Catholic Faith all from our computers.
Learn more about FORMED and register here.
PODCAST SUGGESTIONS (go to your favorite podcast site and search for title)
The Abiding Together Podcast-Sr. Miriam James Hiedland SOLT, Michelle Benzinger, and Heather Kym
Triumphs and Tragedies-Fr. Dwight Longenecker
The Fr. Mike Schmitz Catholic Podcast-Fr. Mike Schmitz
Pray-As-You-Go-Lectio Divina meditation on the daily readings
Sunday, Sunday, Sunday with Mark Hart-Mark Hart (reflection on the Sunday Readings-might appeal to a younger audience)
FAMILY FAITH FORMATION/ACTIVITIES
Free online resources for home use from Catechist and Bayard
CatholicMom.com - Family Faith Activities and lessons
Teaching Catholic Kids, from Our Sunday Visitor, is a valuable online tool for parents. Free downloadable activities and articles are updated each week and made available from the best of Our Sunday Visitor books, workbooks and writers.
Stong Catholic Family Faith - offers a number of links for activities and lessons for families.