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Advice from a Master Catechist: Friends Are Leaving the Church

Question: I have a growing number of friends who are leaving the Catholic Church for mega churches. I want to share with them how...

Prayer Before Your Learning Year Begins

Jesus, here I am, beginning again as I continue your ministry and teaching. It is only with the gifts of wisdom, revelation, and mercy...

Faith Formation Opportunities

We catechists are busy people, generous with our time. Still, we want to expand our spiritual horizons, as Isaiah counsels in this Scripture passage.

The Catechist with a Green Halo

Using Aristotelian concepts as a teaching method AARON T. MARTIN One of the most beautiful churches in the country stands at Lexington Avenue and 66th Street...

Courage International: For men and women who experience same-sex attractions

Courage International is a Catholic pastoral ministry that assists people with same-sex attraction. This video is suitable for parish leaders and interested adults. Note...

Guiding Youth Toward Digital Discipleship

Tips and resources for parents SR. CAROLINE CERVENY, SSJ-TOSF The use of technology is an integral part of today’s youth culture. Digital citizenship is often talked...

Resources: Prayer for Times of Trouble, Tragedy, or Sadness; plus a parish resource

Many lives were affected by recent gun violence in Dayton and El Paso. We turn to God in prayer as we mourn for the...

Catechetical Aesthetics

Beauty, goodness, and truth as needed foundations to catechesis TIMOTHY P. O’MALLEY Medieval historiography contends that the function of stained glass was to educate the illiterate....

After RCIA

Keeping adults engaged LISANNE V. JENSEN Adults who wish to become Catholic, desire full communion with the Catholic Church, or simply want to learn more about...

Three Keys to Offering Catechesis for the Families (without overhauling your programming)

JARED DEES An increasing number of parishes are experimenting with new ways to engage entire families in children’s catechesis. We have long focused almost exclusively...