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5 Devotional Practices to Weather the Storm of the Abuse Crises

BY JAMES BLANKENSHIP Jesus said to the twelve, “Do you also wish to go away?” Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go?...

V Encuentro (Official Video)

Blessed Are You: Understanding and Teaching the Beatitudes

FATHER DWIGHT LONGENECKER One of my favorite Gospel stories is the account of Jesus cleansing the temple. When he turned over the moneychangers' tables, he...

It’s Really About the Parents

You sign up to teach fifth grade, only to find out that you're having as many conversations and answering as many questions with parents...

More Than Math!

How Catechists Teach Differently Than Any Other Kind of Teacher Jared Dees When I first started out as a religious educator, I used to be envious...

The Goal of Catechesis

Jonathan F. Sullivan, a frequent Catechist contributor and a diocesan leader in the Diocese of Lafayette, IN, helps all catechists and formation leaders with...

CARA reports: New Allegations of Sexual Abuse within the Church are Consistent with Historical Pattern

From the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (at Georgetown University) comes a summary that adds context to recent sexual abuse allegations. Here is...

Church leaders take note: Liturgies and prayer resources in response to the Church scandals

Recently the NCCL's newsletter shared this new resource titled "LITURGIES AND PRAYER RESOURCES IN RESPONSE TO RECENT EVENTS." It is filled with suggested Mass settings,...

Start Anew with Christ

CARRIE SALLWASSER Welcome to a new school year! There is excitement in the air. You can see it in the families buying school supplies, teachers decorating...

This Supreme Duty: Missionary Initiative

The Church’s Function in Every Age is to Direct Others to Christ PAT GOHN Years before the third millennium, St. John Paul II shared a vision...