fbpx
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Home Catechist Formation

Catechist Formation

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...

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...

Sealed with the Gift of the Holy Spirit

Catechesis on the sacrament of Confirmation BISHOP ROBERT J. McMANUS This article explains the nature and purpose of the sacrament of Confirmation. It will be divided...

Prayer to Share with Other Catechists

Lord, we gather with a common heritage—our faith. We gather with a common purpose—to teach that faith. As a small faith community, we pray for our...

What is Theology of the Body? With Christopher West

Christopher West offers a new "introduction" video to St. John Paul II's theology of the body. This 11-minute talk is appropriate for high school...

Fostering Parent Participation

An excerpt from Engaging the Parking Lot Parent SR. PATRICIA M. MCCORMACK The grace of God calls catechists, teachers, and administrators to meet parents where they...

What’s a Godparent to Do?

It’s more than an honor — it’s a commitment SUSIE LLOYD It is such an honor to be a godparent. It feels as though you’ve won...

Advice From A Master Catechist: When the Lesson Plan Says “Discuss”

Question: I need some tips for when it is time to hold a group discussion. Can you offer some ideas for alternatives to Q...