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Friday, December 14, 2018

Youth Ministry: The Initiation

by Eric Groth   Do you have or know a story-telling grandpa with an over-active imagination? In Initiation, a film produced for the...

The Big Yes

Preparing Children for Reconciliation

A Family Together: Jubilee of Mercy

by Jean LarkinCLICK HERE to download a pdf of this activity.   Copyright 2015, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved. This article is protected by United...

Crafts for Catechesis: Seven Sacraments Stained-Glass Window

by Jessica Gordon CLICK HERE to download a pdf of this activity.   Image credit: Courtesy of Jessica Gordon. Copyright 2015, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved. This...

Sacraments: Christ at Work Among Us

People all over Palestine knew Jesus as a powerful healer and preacher. He eventually empowered his Apostles and their successors to continue his saving work. The Seven Sacraments we celebrate today are, at their core, ways in which Christ continues to heal and save his people.

Advice from Master Catechists—January 2014

Master catechists answer questions from readers.

A Family Together: Name That Sacrament

Sacraments are wonderful gifts from God that show us how God is present in our lives.

Teaching the Sacraments with Digital Creativity

Computers, laptops, smartphones, tablets, interactive whiteboards, apps, blogs, and tweets: Technology is part of our everyday lives at home, in school, and in the parish. Technology is here to stay, and it can be a great gift in ministry!

The Legend of Saint Nicholas: A Read-Aloud Story for Young Children

Today we honor St. Nicholas on December 6. We imitate St. Nicholas when we share the gift of love and friendship with everyone we know, and when we help people in need.

The Liturgist as Catechist: An Interview

Catechists aren’t liturgists! Yet, the National Directory for Catechesis tells us that catechists are called to promote “an active, conscious genuine participation in the liturgy of the Church, not merely by explaining the meaning of the ceremonies, but also by forming the minds of the faithful for prayer…” (n. 20, #2).