Catechist.com serves catechists and catechetical leaders in parish religious education and formation programs, and religion teachers in Catholic schools. Parents who are providing religious instruction at home will also find encouragement for their important work in guiding the domestic church.
Catechist.com provides reliable catechetical formation with insightful articles about Scripture, the sacraments, liturgy and prayer, and Church history, dogma, and Tradition. Articles are written by volunteer catechists, parish and diocesan catechetical leaders, and scholars in the field of catechesis.
Our articles include:
FEATURES offering practical suggestions and catechetical insights that will enrich catechist formation and help generate creative ideas for classroom lessons and activities.
IDEAS that can be used for classroom experiences or as take-home activities that help catechists connect with their students’ parents and families.
CRAFTS that include background information about a key Catholic teaching or tradition, along with craft how-to’s that help reinforce the teaching with students.
PRAYER SUGGESTIONS for personal prayer, classroom prayer, and more.
CELEBRATION SUGGESTIONS for special feasts and holy days, including the profile of a saint whose feast day is celebrated the month of that issue.
CATECHETICAL LEADERSHIP INFORMATION for those responsible for the coordination and management of parish catechetical programs.
RESOURCES that offer news about books and media that enhance catechetical experiences and faith formation.
MASTER CATECHIST INSIGHTS AND PRACTICAL ADVICE in response to questions raised by readers.
PLUS . . .
Catechist HANDBOOK & PLANNING GUIDE
This is a reliable record-keeping and lesson-planning tool for the entire year filled with resources for the catechist. Click here to purchase.
LITURGICAL YEAR CALENDAR
This colorful calendar offers a simple and engaging representation of the liturgical year for classroom or home use. The calendar comes with background information on the Gospel to be proclaimed that year, and a simple step-by-step procedure for presenting the liturgical year to students. This item is a classroom-poster size, as well as family-size (English and Spanish) so that each household in the parish can post a liturgical year calendar in the home. Click here to purchase.