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Monday, December 10, 2018
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Prayer and spiritual growth

Create a Children’s Journey to the Cross

A meaningful way to involve children and their families in a special Good Friday tradition is to host a Children’s Journey to the Cross. This is a specially adapted Stations of the Cross in which children and their families participate together.

A Catechist’s Prayer Before Class

A beautiful prayer to help catechists prepare for each class time.

From Manger to Mission

Through Baptism, We Are Sent; Through Eucharist, We Are Nourished

Living in the Between Times

Dag Hammerskjöld, twentieth-century diplomat and author, wrote a short prayer that is especially good for us to recall at this time of year: “For all that has been, thanks. For all that will be, yes.”

Sharing Prayer

In recent weeks, you and the team have been preparing for the learning year ahead by reviewing texts and working on lesson plans. In this prayer, you will bless one another in a special way and profess your beliefs in the creed.

Answering God’s Call to Service

Sometimes the sacredness of the work we do as catechists gets lost in the rush of fitting weekly lesson-planning and teaching into the rest of our busy lives. It is good to take time to remember that this work is rooted in a larger call to help build up the Body of Christ on earth.

Thanksgiving "Because" Litany

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Our Daily Response: April/May 2013

As catechists, we are conscientious about daily prayer—“conscientious” in that we want a discipline of daily prayer. We know our special gifts have been called to serve this ministry, we take our mission seriously, and so we are people of prayer.

Your Faith as Salt of the Earth

We are called to be salt of the earth. We are sent to be Christ's light in the world.

Entering, Blessing the Vineyard

May the Lord give strength to his people; may the Lord bless his people with peace (Psalm 29:11).