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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Help Your Students Listen

CONNIE CLARK The buzz was getting louder. I was showing a video clip in a parish hall full of middle schoolers, and as I searched...

Recapture the Energy of the Faith

JOE PAPROCKI  As a catechist, I've always been jealous of Peter and the Apostles. Why? Because, as a result of the very first catechetical "lesson"...

4 tips for communicating with catechists

Reflecting on Jesus' examples of communicating with his disciples, here are four tips for communicating with catechists from parish catechetical leaders' experiences from around...

Catholic TV has the V Encuentro sessions on demand

Listen to session talks and more via this link from Catholic TV.  See our previous post on resources for this important event. There are many long...

Christ Calls You to Mission — video from Bishop Robert Barron, in the UK

Great commissioning video for teens and adults.

10 Ideas for Getting Started

G. JOHNSON I’ve been a catechist for 11 years. I remember how each first session used to bring me a lot of anxiety because I...

No evil will be healed unless it is surfaced and made visible

John Cavadini, writing at Notre Dame's Church Life Journal, in an article, "Guidelines for Any Appropriate Response to the Catholic Abuse Crisis," offers a...

V Encuentro National Gathering – Sept 20-23 – (Resource links)

The Fifth National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry (V Encuentro) is an historic ecclesial gathering of 3,000 Hispanic/Latino Ministry leaders/delegates from dioceses, ecclesial movements, schools,...

Scandals got you down? Not ready to teach this season?

If you are not ready to going back to being a catechist... what then?  PAT GOHN Many men and women who serve the Church as volunteers...

Soaked in Scripture

Unleashing the power of God’s Word in your lesson planning WILLIAM O’LEARY Are you immersed in Scripture? Do your catechetical lessons drip with God’s Word? If...