Bulletin Inserts & Class Handouts

Catholic parish resources for the liturgical year

Assumption of Mary Sunday Solemnity, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for August 15, 2021. Description: This is for the Sunday celebration of the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The scriptures for this day can help us understand Mary’s holiness and how it affected her physically. They answer the […]

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12th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for June 20, 2021. Description: What’s stormy in your life right now? From where did this turmoil come? The Good News Reflection for the 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time teaches that Jesus wants to calm our storms, not cause them. Hardships are […]

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Forgiven

A Meditation on the Passion of Christ Through the Eyes of Peter and Judas Description: Written with a powerfully life-changing twist, this is not the usual Passion story. “Forgiven” shows the passion of Christ as seen through the eyes of Peter and Judas. Each react in different ways to the […]

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3rd Sunday of Lent, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for March 7, 2021. Description: For the 3rd Sunday of Lent, the bulletin article says that  the final paragraph of the Gospel reading (John 2:13-25) is very revealing: Jesus did not “trust” himself to the converts whose faith in him was based […]

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2nd Sunday of Lent, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for February 28, 2021. Description: For the 2nd Sunday of Lent, this reflection asks: Think of a “mountaintop experience” you’ve had. What generated it? Did it change your life forever or was it just a momentary high? In Biblical symbolism, a mountain […]

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1st Sunday of Lent, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for February 21, 2021. Description: For the 1st Sunday of Lent, this reflection points out that in Mark 1:12-15, first thing that Jesus did after his baptismal anointing in the Jordan River: He wrestled with temptation. His baptism had marked the moment […]

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6th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for February 14, 2021 Description: For the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time, this bulletin article explains that the second reading (1 Corinthians 10:31–11:1) gives us a great motto that we should post on our bedroom mirrors so that it’s the first thing […]

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5th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for February 7, 2021 Description: For the 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time, the Gospel reading shows us that Jesus felt troubled by the sacrifices he would have to make. Yes, even Jesus himself felt troubled! And the Father glorified him. In our […]

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Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for January 10, 2021. Description: Bulletin insert for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord asks the reader: Why was Jesus baptized? He wasn’t in need of repentance. Why, for that matter, did Jesus do anything at all? Not just to […]

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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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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 in January for faith-sharing groups such as Small Christian Communities (SCC), Bible study groups, RCIA and family discussions. Covers the Feast of Epiphany, the Baptism of the Lord, and the 2nd, 3rd […]

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Breaking Open the Word of Faith

Faith Sharing ebook for Sundays in December: Order the printer-ready December faith-sharing reflections and discussion questions on the readings from Sunday Mass. Ideal for Small Christian Communities (SCC), Bible study groups, RCIA and family discussions. Covers the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sundays of Advent and the Solemnity of the Holy […]

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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 26, 2021. 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 19, 2021. Description: The 4th 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 12, 2021. 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 5, 2021. 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, November 28, 2021. 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 1st Sunday of Advent asks: What […]

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Download Parish Resources for November

Index of All Resources for November: Feed the souls of your parishioners. Because of the very stressful times we live in, they are more ready than ever to hear the Good News. Choose from the following Catholic resources for November. Download a printable preview (PDF format). Breaking Open the Word […]

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Solemnity of Christ the King, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for November 21, 2021. 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 14, 2021. 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 7, 2021. 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 October 31, 2021. 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: Order the printer-ready November faith-sharing reflections and discussion questions on the readings from Sunday Mass. Ideal for Small Christian Communities (SCC), Bible study groups, RCIA and family discussions. Covers the 32nd and 33rd Sundays of Ordinary Time, the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus […]

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Download Parish Resources for October

Index of All Resources for October: Feed the souls of your parishioners. Because of the very stressful times we live in, they are more ready than ever to hear the Good News. Choose from the following Catholic resources for October. Download a printable preview (PDF format). Breaking Open the Word […]

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Successful Faith in a Family of Sinful Saints

Feast of Saints Simon and Jude, Apostles (October 28) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: You and I are members of the same imperfect household. It’s a family that includes the saints in heaven as well as the unfinished saints on earth. In Ephesians 2:19-22, St. Paul says that we form […]

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Celebrating the Light of Christ

Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (October 7) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: October is the Month of the Holy Rosary, and on the 7th day we give special attention to Mary as Our Lady of the Rosary. Why? Because the Rosary can be a prayer tool for meditating […]

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