Bulletin Inserts & Class Handouts

Catholic parish resources for the liturgical year

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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1st Sunday of Advent, Cycle C

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for 1st Sunday of Advent, December 2, 2018. Description: Today’s world needs Christians who truly understand that faith gives us hope and victory in the midst of any and all difficulties. This bulletin insert for the First Sunday of Advent asks: What […]

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Download Parish Resources for November

Index of All Resources for November: Download a printable preview (PDF format). Breaking Open the Word of Faith Sunday Reflections with discussion questions for the month of November Whole Parish License (unlimited printing) $80 Or get them year-round for less than $16/month! See description and other license options → Your […]

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Solemnity of Christ the King, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for November 25, 2018. Description: When the question of Christ’s kingship comes up in John 18:33-37, Jesus redirects us to the true meaning of divine kingship. Without denying that he is king, he says: “The reason I was born into the world […]

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33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for November 18, 2018. Description: Jesus speaks of his Second Coming in Mark 13:24-32. The lesson of the fig tree is that we can discern when summer is near. In other words, we can discern – in good times and in bad […]

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32nd Sunday Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for November 11, 2018. Description: Following Jesus requires a tremendous amount of trust, because he often takes us to unexpected places that require new growth, sacrifices, and reaching beyond the boundaries of what’s familiar and comfortable. This bulletin insert for the 32nd […]

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31st Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for November 4, 2018. Description: In Mark 12:28b-34, Jesus reminds the scribes of the two greatest commands of the Law. He quotes Deuteronomy 6:2-6, which is this Sunday’s first reading. The second reading (Hebrews 7:23-28) explains how the Law of Love supersedes […]

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Defining Purgatory

Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day, November 2) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: Printable 4-page booklet (double-side on 2 sheets of paper) explains Catholic doctrine using scriptures and quotes by Saints. It answers the questions: What does the Catholic Church teach about the after-life? What is Purgatory? […]

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Why Pray for Souls in Purgatory?

Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day, November 2) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: This handout or church bulletin insert for All Souls Day uses John 6:37-40 to explain why we honor all the departed who were the faithful followers of Christ. Can we help those who are […]

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Your Own Sainthood

Solemnity of All Saints Day (November 1) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: This handout or church bulletin insert for All Saints Day explains Church doctrine about sainthood, the communion of saints, and the unifying significance of the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist, described in the context of the reader’s own […]

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Breaking Open the Word of Faith

Faith Sharing ebook for Sundays in November: 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 31st, 32nd, 33rd Sundays of Ordinary Time and The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the […]

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