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Catechesis and Persons with Disabilities

How do children and adults with disabilities learn about the faith and, especially, prepare for the sacraments? MAUREEN PRATT Excerpted from Salt and Light: Church, Disability, and...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Five Big Questions About Same-Sex Attraction

Catechist reached out to Courage International for some answers FR. PHILIP G. BOCHANSKI RESPONDS … St. Paul’s advice to the Ephesians defines the catechist’s mission: “speaking the...

Team Conflict Management

Tips from the saints ANN GARRIDO So there is tension on your catechetical team? Don’t worry. Tension has been part of church life since Jesus walked...

The Search for Silence

"Keep quiet." "Be still." "No talking."

Proofs of God — a 7-minute video from Catholic Central

The Catholic view of God helps us learn proofs of his existence. Learn more from the Catholic Central team in this short video outlining...

A Lenten Mailbox for Catechists

Our hard-working editor at CATECHIST, Kass Dotterweich, takes great care to reply directly to the countless questions we get annually from our readers about teaching and helping students live the Catholic faith.

Souls Reaching for Christ—Anointing of the Sick

A priest shares his experiences from both sides of the sacrament FR. GEORGE “CHIP” HINES When I was asked to write this article, the first thought...

The Holy Spirit in Our Lives

How to develop a connection with the best friend we never knew we had SR. BRITTANY HARRISON, FMA I could never pray to a bird, I...

5 Tips for Engaging Young Adults

A professor at Loyola Institute of Ministry offers advice BETH DONZE It’s a refrain heard repeatedly in Catholic Church parishes across the country: “We would like...

What Are Indulgences?

Question: How can I explain indulgences to my grade-school children? — Newbie Catechist THERESE L. SALAZAR RESPONDS... Dear Newbie: Indulgences can be understood and taught by...