The four “Clip-out and Pass-on” guides you published on your back page in December were very well done and served a very useful purpose.

Although they were apparently published for Advent, it would be nice if you could publish these for various subjects throughout the year. As a further suggestion, perhaps you could present them in an 8 x 11 format so one could photocopy them for further distribution.


Marshall, Minnesota

Editor's Note: The Advent Guides, which ran in our Culture of Life Section throughout December, can be found in an 8 and a half by 11 format at


Under the icon, “How to Be a Catholic,” click Part 1, “How (and Why) to Return to Sunday Mass”; Part 2, “How (and Why) to Return to Confession”; Part 3, “How (and Why) to Pray”; or Part 4, “Guide to Catholic Living.”

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