Bulletin Inserts & Class Handouts

Catholic parish resources for the liturgical year

6th Sunday of Easter, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for May 26, 2019. Description: To love Jesus means to live by his commandments and teachings. In our hearts, we do want to do this. We want to honor Christ by imitating him. We want to love like Jesus loves. We know that […]

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5th Sunday of Easter, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for May 19, 2019. Description: In John 13:31-35 on the 5th Sunday of Easter, Jesus praises God (the Father) while equating himself with God. He even calls his friends “children” as if he himself is God the Father! In so doing, he […]

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4th Sunday of Easter, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for May 12, 2019. Description: On the 4th Sunday of Easter, John 10:27-30 teaches us that Jesus, our Good Shepherd, is the only one we follow, the only one we can trust blindly. Only Jesus is perfect and knows all, understands all, […]

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3rd Sunday of Easter, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for May 5, 2019. Description: On the 3rd Sunday of Easter, John 21:1-19 makes us wonder: How did Jesus catch the fish he was barbecuing when the disciples came ashore? Did he have a net, too? Did he buy it in town […]

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2nd Sunday of Easter, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for April 28, 2019. Description: John 20:19-31 sets the stage for Pentecost. Prior to giving us the full gift of his Spirit, Jesus provides the gift of peace, the gift of his heart. A supernatural gift, it penetrates deep into our own […]

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Ash Wednesday (Option 3)

How to Experience Victory Over Suffering this Lent Handout for Ash Wednesday. Description: Evangelizing, faith-building leaflet says: This Lent can be a journey of walking from grief to healing and from anger to peace. Day by day, step by step, Jesus will help you rise above your cross. It will […]

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Ash Wednesday (Option 2)

The purifying walk to Good Friday Handout for Ash Wednesday. Description: When we receive ashes on our foreheads, it’s to remind ourselves of our sinfulness and our need for Jesus and what he did for us on Good Friday to redeem us from sin. To evangelize everyone who shows up […]

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Palm / Passion Sunday, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for April 14, 2019. Description: For Palm Sunday, there’s a key phrase in Luke 19:28-40, which we hear at the beginning of this Mass during the Procession with Palms. It sums up this experience of our union with God: “The Master has […]

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5th Sunday of Lent, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for April 7, 2019. Description: For the 5th Sunday of Lent, John 8:1-11 shows us a good example of how to treat someone who is, as Jesus says elsewhere in scripture (Matthew 25) “the least of these.” There are many in the […]

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4th Sunday of Lent, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for March 31, 2019. Description: For the 4th Sunday of Lent, from Luke 15:1-3,11-32 we can learn more about what happens during every Mass when we pray, “Lord, I am not worthy… but say the Word and my soul shall be healed.” […]

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3rd Sunday of Lent, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for March 24, 2019. Description: For the 3rd Sunday of Lent, in Luke 13:1-9 Jesus says we cannot truthfully say that someone is a “greater sinner”, even if that person is doing more damage, is more unChristian, or is blatantly an evil-doer. […]

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2nd Sunday of Lent, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for March 17, 2019. Description: For the 2nd Sunday of Lent, in Luke 9:28-36 we see Jesus reveal the uncreated light of his true identity and we hear the Father say, “This is my chosen Son; listen to him.” We experience Christ’s […]

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1st Sunday of Lent, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for March 10, 2019. Description: For the 1st Sunday of Lent, Luke 4:1-13 shows us that Jesus’ life is our life if we’re sincere about our faith. We unite ourselves to him by receiving his body and blood in the Eucharist. We […]

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Lenten Reflections for Cycle C

Bible Study for Faith Sharing Groups Lectionary-based reflections from Ash Wednesday to Easter Description: A printable e-book of lectionary-based Lenten Reflections for Cycle C. It comes with faith-sharing discussion questions that are designed to deepen personal relationships with Christ. Covers Ash Wednesday, the 5 Sundays of Lent, Palm Sunday, Holy […]

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8th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for March 3, 2019. Description: A blind person, in the analogy that Jesus makes in Luke 6:39-45, is anyone who cannot see things in the light of truth. It can be due to sin or ignorance, but it’s always dangerous. There are […]

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7th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for February 24, 2019 Description: Who are the downtrodden? In the 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time, we can use Luke 6:27-38 as a checklist to survey our holiness. Jesus is outlining, in very clear terms, true Christian living. He describes how to […]

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6th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for February 17, 2019 Description: Who are the downtrodden? In the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Jesus sides with them, according to Luke 6:17,20-26. This Good News Reflection explains that whenever we contribute to someone’s miseries, we work against Christ, not with […]

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5th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for February 10, 2019 Description: For the 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time, we see that the Lord gives us help even when we don’t ask for it, as evidenced in Luke 5:1-11. What’s his motive? Was he rewarding these fishermen for lending […]

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4th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for February 3, 2019 Description: Good News Reflection on Luke 4:21-30 for the 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time looks at how Jesus handled people who did not believe him. When Jesus discussed scripture with people in the synagogue, at first they speak […]

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Easter Sunday, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for April 21, 2019. Description: For Easter Sunday, this bulletin insert is a reflection about the cross as the doorway into heaven. Experiencing the glory of the celebration of Easter — deep within our hearts, within our needs, within our desires — […]

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Breaking Open the Word of Faith

Faith Sharing ebook for Sundays in January: Printer-ready reflections and discussion questions on the readings from Sunday Mass for Small Christian Communities (SCC), Bible study groups, RCIA and family discussions. Covers the Feast of Epiphany, the Baptism of the Lord, and the 2nd and 3rd Sundays of Ordinary Time. Preview […]

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3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for January 27, 2019 Description: Bulletin insert for the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time is a reflection on Luke 1:1-4 and 4:14-21. Jesus is announcing the reality of his ministry: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed […]

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2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for January 20, 2019 Description: This bulletin insert for the 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time is a reflection on the Gospel story about the miracle of changing water into wine during the wedding in Cana. John 2:1-11 is a good example of […]

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Feast of Epiphany, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for January 6, 2019. Description: The Church celebrates Epiphany to tell the world that no one who humbles himself before Jesus, paying homage to his divine-and-human presence, is excluded from the kingdom of God. Christ is the way, the truth and the life. […]

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Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for January 13, 2019. Description: Why was Jesus baptized? This bulletin insert for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord explains that everything that Jesus did shows us by example who we are: what the Father created us to be like […]

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Breaking Open the Word of Faith

Faith Sharing ebook for Sundays in December: Printer-ready reflections and discussion questions on the readings from Sunday Mass for Small Christian Communities (SCC), Bible study groups, RCIA and family discussions. Covers the four Sundays of Advent and the Solemnity of the Holy Family. Preview Editable: Customize the pages with your […]

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Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for the Solemnity of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, December 30, 2018. Description: This bulletin insert for the Feast of the Holy Family points out that Mary and Joseph faced the challenge that every parent experiences. They were “fearful […]

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4th Sunday of Advent, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for 4th Sunday of Advent, December 23, 2018. Description: The Fourth Sunday of Advent shows Elizabeth and her unborn son, John, reacting to the nearness of the unborn Christ. This bulletin insert explains that we know that Elizabeth immediately understood that Mary […]

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3rd Sunday of Advent, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for 3rd Sunday of Advent, December 16, 2018. Description: The Third Sunday of Advent focuses our attention on the spirit of joyfulness, because this is an essential mark of true faith in Christ. This bulletin insert asks: Do you know that joy is […]

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2nd Sunday of Advent, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for 2nd Sunday of Advent, December 9, 2018. Description: While we’re shopping for gifts, decorating, and sending Christmas cards, what are we doing to make Christmas a new rebirth of Christ for our daily lives? This bulletin insert for the Second Sunday of […]

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