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Increasing Bible Literacy

Diving deeper into Scripture deepens our life with Christ PAT GOHN Increasing Bible literacy in our students ought to be one of our aims as catechists....

Getting Class Started: From Chatter to Lesson

LEE DANESCO You can direct pre-class enthusiasm into the faith-sharing experience of the day through activity. Here are some creative ways to move from chatter...

The Inspiration of John Henry Newman

Lessons we can learn from his life and teaching AARON T. MARTIN Although we don’t generally label John Henry Newman as a catechist, his life...

What Does Heaven Look Like?

So much more than we imagine SUSIE LLOYD A little boy sat coloring at the kitchen table. “Guess what, Mom?” he said. “I’m drawing a picture...

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...

Baptism and Confirmation: Full Life in the Trinity

JASON GALE C.S. Lewis remarked, “You may ask, “If we cannot imagine a three-personal Being, what is the good of talking about Him?” Well, there...

Feeding My Soul with Agape, Counsel, and Mystery

Feeding My Soul is designed especially for you—the catechist. It names a catechetical value and gives you the words of prayer for your personal time with the Lord.

Responding with Compassion to Local, National, and Global Tragedy

Three critical responses for catechetical leaders KATHY HENDRICKS No one prepared me for this. This thought weighed heavily on me in the immediate aftermath of the...

Developing a Top-Notch RCIA Team

The first of a two-part series. For Part 2, click here. VIRGINIA LIETO Since 2017, I have helped my parish’s RCIA program move from the school-year...

We Shall Draw Water Joyfully

Baptism and the catechist JONATHAN F. SULLIVAN The God of power and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ has freed you from sin and brought...