Snowy cemetary
by Jay Fadden

Nativity scene with Mary and Jesus | Text: What really happened at Jesus' birth? (Catholic Classroom)
Question: What really happened at Jesus' birth?

You may be able to rattle off the basic story of Jesus’ conception and birth, but have you ever wondered how much of that story is from Scripture, and how much was added in after?

Catholic Classroom: How do religious orders support themselves?
Question: How do religious orders support themselves, and what can I do to help?


In the Catholic Church, we have the wonderful privilege of sharing a faith with our brothers and sisters in Christ all over the world. As the Church has developed and grown in each region, beautiful traditions have arisen that glorify God in a way that represents the culture of that region. You’ve probably heard of Advent wreaths, Advent calendars, Christmas trees, and other similar traditions. But did you know about these practices of Catholics around the world?

Catholic Classroom: Why aren't the Orthodox & Roman Churches in communion?
Question: Why aren’t the Orthodox and Roman Churches in full communion?

Catholic Classroom: Why do we end the year with Christ the King?
Question: Why do we end the liturgical year with the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe?


Each year, on the fourth Thursday of November, Americans gather with their people around the nation for feasts of thanksgiving. They break bread with their loved ones, and take time to express gratitude for the blessings of the year. For many Americans, the day is one of only a handful in the year when they can be reunited with their families.

Catholic Classroom: How was the New Testament formed?
Question: How was the New Testament put together?

Dorothy Day and Mother Teresa | Text: What are the principles of Catholic Social Teaching?
Question: What are the main principles of Catholic social teaching?

Catholic Classroom: Why do we pray for the dead?
Question: Why do Catholics pray for the dead?