Bulletin Inserts & Class Handouts

Catholic parish resources for the liturgical year

25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for September 19, 2021. Description: James 3:16–4:3 points out that whatever we’re ambitious for, if it’s good, we can have it by working in collaboration with the Holy Spirit to achieve our goals – but not if we want it only to […]

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24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for September 12, 2021. Description: James 2:14-18 defines the doctrine of faith and works and their inter-relationship. This bulletin insert for the 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time asks: Is Jesus Christ truly your Lord and Savior? Are you doing good works because […]

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Your tears are precious to God

Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows (September 15) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: Have you ever felt the hug of God? One of the scriptural names for the Holy Spirit is the Comforter, but how can we feel the embrace of a God who’s invisible and intangible? Often our tears […]

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Holy Cross Rises Above Destruction

Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: This leaflet for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross can be used as a bulletin insert or handout. It’s a reflection about going through the five stages of grieving to discover the […]

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23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for September 5, 2021. Description: In what ways have you been judged unfairly? In what ways do you show partiality toward some people? When we let God’s Spirit interpret everything for us, instead of reacting, we will act the way the Lord […]

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22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for August 29, 2021. Description: This bulletin insert for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time asks the questions: How do you know when you’re being hypocritical in your faith? Jesus chastised the Pharisees for honoring God only with their lips while their […]

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Breaking Open the Word of Faith

Faith Sharing ebook for Sundays of September: Printer-ready reflections and discussion questions on the readings from Sunday Mass for September faith-sharing groups such as Small Christian Communities (SCC), Bible study groups, RCIA and family discussions. Covers the 23rd, 24th, 25th, and 26th Sundays of Ordinary Time. download printable preview Editable: […]

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The message of love defeats evil

Feast of Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist (September 21) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: Do you ever wonder why God “allows” evil to continue? It’s not his fault. Jesus won the battle against evil 2000 years ago. Today we bring that same victory into the world by “living a life […]

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Trusting the creativity of God in bad times

Feast of the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary (September 8) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: Romans 8:28-30 reminds us that all things work together for the good of those who love God. Is God imaginative enough to do what seems impossible? Of course yes! Even the bad things that […]

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The Ministry of Angels

Feast of the Archangels (September 29) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: What kind of relationship do you have with your personal angels? Do you realize that the archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael know who you are and, because of this, they want to be involved in God’s plans for you? […]

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The 4 stages of apostleship

Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist (October 18) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: In Luke 10:1-9, Jesus sends his disciples forth as evangelizers. This is our apostleship; it’s the mission of the Church. We’re sent forth as evangelizers at the end of every Mass. The priest, speaking for Jesus, empowers […]

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Download Parish Resources for August

Index of All Catholic Resources for August: 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 August. Download a printable preview (PDF format). Breaking Open the […]

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Oh God! Why are You letting this happen?

Memorial of the Martyrdom of John the Baptist (August 29) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: Considering what happened to St. John the Baptist, we might surmise that working for God is not safe. It sure seems so whenever we take an unpopular stand on the truth. What does this really […]

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Sharing in the Blessed Mother’s Glory and Grace

Feast of the Assumption (August 15) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: Mary lived a life full of God’s grace. Therefore, we can ask her to share with us the grace that helped her to resist sin. Consider the grace that’s available in the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary. This faith […]

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The Meaning of the Assumption of Mary

Feast of the Assumption (August 15) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: This reflection for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary explains the doctrine of her Assumption to Heaven and relates it to our own personal pursuit of holiness. God gave Mary a ministry that did not end when she […]

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The Overwhelming Light of Truth

Feast of the Transfiguration of Jesus (August 6) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: This reflection for the Transfiguration of Jesus shows how to overcoming sin by relying on Christ for growth in our holiness. Instead of focusing on sin, it is very uplifting and inspires a desire for holiness. This […]

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Breaking Open the Word of Faith

Faith Sharing ebook for Sundays of August: Printer-ready reflections and discussion questions on the readings from Sunday Mass for August faith-sharing groups such as Small Christian Communities (SCC), Bible study groups, RCIA and family discussions. Covers the 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd Sundays of Ordinary Time. Preview Editable: Customize […]

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21st Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for August 22, 2021. Description: How many times has Jesus come to you in another person and you didn’t recognize him? This bulletin insert for the 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time recommends the practice of recognizing Jesus when he comes to us […]

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19th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for August 8, 2021. Description: Jesus says in John 6:41-51, “Whoever believes has eternal life. I am the bread of life.” Why does he call the Eucharist “the bread of life”? How does it give us life? This reflection for the 19th […]

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18th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for August 1, 2021. Description: In John 6:24-35, Jesus says: “Do not work for food that perishes but for the food that endures for eternal life.” In other words: In your daily life, work hard to obtain whatever will nourish your soul […]

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Download Parish Resources for July

Index of All Catholic Resources for July: 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 July. Download a printable preview (PDF format). Breaking Open the […]

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Breaking Open the Word of Faith

Faith Sharing ebook for Sundays of July: Printer-ready reflections and discussion questions on the readings from Sunday Mass in July for faith-sharing groups such as Small Christian Communities (SCC), Bible study groups, RCIA and family discussions. Covers the 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th Sundays of Ordinary Time. Preview Editable: Customize […]

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Building our faith in community

Feast of St. Thomas, Apostle (July 3) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: Ephesians 2:19-22 tells us that you and I are members of the same kingdom – a “country” whose residents include saints in heaven as well as the family (“household”) of God that still lives on earth. With citizenship […]

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Proactive prayer and contemplative listening

Memorial of St. Martha (July 29) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: This faith-building handout uses John 11:19-27 and Luke 10:38-42 from the Memorial of St. Martha to inspire readers to sit still and listen to God in quiet awareness of his goodness. It explains how Jesus instilled confidence in St. […]

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The treasure within us

Feast of St. James the Greater, Apostle (July 25) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: We are all earthen vessels – imperfect, shaped too much by the world around us, easily cracked, not very beautiful – but nonetheless holding a heavenly treasure within, as it says in 2 Corinthians 4:7-15. That treasure […]

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Letting go of our losses

Feast of St. Mary Magdalene (July 22) Handout or Bulletin Insert. Description: In John 20:1-2 and 11-18, we see the emotions of Mary Magdalene, one of a Jesus’ closest friends. First, she wept, like we do when someone or something important has been taken from us. What can be learned […]

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17th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for July 25, 2021. Description: The multiplication of the loaves and fish into a meal that not only satisfied everyone but was more than what they needed is an important foreshadowing of the Eucharistic banquet that we celebrate today. Jesus satisfies our […]

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16th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for July 18, 2021. Description: Everyone in ministry feels overwhelmed from time to time. Whether it’s the ministry of raising children, or caring for an ill spouse or parent, or working a job in a way that reveals Christ, or the priesthood, […]

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15th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for July 11, 2021. Description: In the Gospel of Mark 6:7-13, Jesus teaches us about trust. If we’re to fulfill our calling as God’s instruments of love in this world, if we’re to fulfill our calling as missionaries of the Good News, […]

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14th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Good News Inspiration for Daily Life Bulletin Insert for July 4, 2021. Description: How have you changed due to faith? In Mark 6:1-6, we see the painful truth of what happens when we share our faith with those who knew us before we became alive in our faith. Like Jesus, […]

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