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Advice from Master Catechists: When a new student is slowing down the progress of...

What can I do about a student who is behind the rest of the class? What can I say to a catechist who uses a lot of personal finances in her ministry?

RCIA Revisited

BY IRENE MARIA DISANTO When we think of the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA), we think of it as the road taken by...

Who Do You Say I Am?

Working with Junior High Students

Keeping Advent in a Digital Age

Apps, Websites, and Activities Geared for the Season JONATHAN F. SULLIVAN Keeping an Advent season of attentive and joyful anticipation — amidst the secular celebration...

How to Organize the Best Vacation Bible School Team…Ever!

Pope Francis: “The Christian life is not limited to prayer, but requires an ongoing dedication and courage born of prayer.”

Start Anew with Christ

CARRIE SALLWASSER Welcome to a new school year! There is excitement in the air. You can see it in the families buying school supplies, teachers decorating...

6 Principles for Managing Successful Faith Formation Sessions

"Why? What did I do wrong?" asked James as I, a frustrated new catechist, banished him to the hall for bad behavior.

Advice from a Master Catechist: Mid-Year Slump, Faith Crisis, or Both?

It’s midyear, and I’m facing a personal slump. I don’t want to be a quitter and inconvenience the DRE or the children by giving...

Evangelizing Through the Good

On living a heroic Christian life BISHOP ROBERT BARRON Anyone even vaguely acquainted with my work knows that I advocate vigorous argument on behalf of religious...

Advice from a Master Catechist: 4 Skills for Scripture Study

Question: I’m a catechist, yet I’m still new to Bible study. What advice do you have to help increase my devotion to Scripture? —...