What’s New?

Our Lady of Guadalupe

advent2Keep your students focused on Advent and teach them about the rich tradition of our Lady of Guadalupe,.  This program centers on the theme of being sent and vocation.  It is available for kids from Kindergarten to High School.

Advent & Christmas Calendar

Offer your students a calendar that includes a new challenge or idea each day of the Advent and Christmas seasons.  Themes such as world hunger, children’s health and education are introduced in a prayerful and kid-friendly way.

Christmas Artwork Contest

24 winners ware selected from this national competition.  Winning artwork will be displayed at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.  Art submissions are accepted through January 2017.

Holy Buckets Concept

Encourage your students to understand stewardship in a new way by offering prayer, personal sacrifice, acts of service and financial gifts.  The Holy Buckets concept is a great resource for small group use.  We have a limited quantity of buckets available.

Immaculate Conception Prayer & Activity

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary is December 8.  Help your students to understand what this means for them with this fun reflection and activity.  It is designed for two different age groups:

Older Students

Younger Students

Christmas Around the World Activity

Challenge your students to think about Christmas from a world-wide perspective.  Show them Nativity sets from different parts of the world, and reflect with them about faith in Jesus in different cultures.

Discover Your Neighbor Program

A mission engagement resource for Catholic youth,
Discover Your Neighbor is an interactive education program for teachers
sponsored by the Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers.
The Discover Your Neighbor program empowers young people
to become agents of encounter to transform our world.

 Check out our MCA news blogs!

mca news

Learn more about what’s going on here in the office,
and out in the parishes and schools.
Who’s active? What kinds of projects are they involved in?
What efforts are we making to reach out to you!

pray for the world

One of the first and most important aspects
of being a member of MCA is prayer!
Learn a few new prayers that can be shared with youth.
Try out different forms of prayer and prayer activities.

missionary saintsYou will meet new missionary saints.
Look at all the different ways they are missionaries
Men and women, lay and ordained, old and young…
Each one shared God’s love with the world.
mission journalWhat better way to learn about the life of a missionary
than from the missionaries themselves?!
Read over some stories about the ministry of missionaries
and learn about the people they serve.


what do we believe
In here you’ll find mini-lessons about the faith
that lies behind mission in easy-to-understand chunks.
Get the basics and see how they connect
to many other aspects of our faith.

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