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Friday, July 19, 2019

Effective Teaching: The Catholic Language of Mystery—Our “Native Tongue”

How Catholics rely on sacramentality to transcend words

Advice from Master Catechists—September 2012

Your questions, answered by Master Catechists.

3 Easy-Breezy Ways to Become a Digital Catechist

by Caroline Cerveny, SSJ-TOSF, D.Min. We are surrounded by our digital tools: mobile phones, tablets, and so much more! Digital tools are a part...

The Catholic Commitment to Community

BY JOE PAPROCKI Third in a series on ways to instill a robust Catholic identity in those we teach Some years ago Verizon had a series...

The Still Small Voice

Helping young people discover silence and sanctuary LISA MLADINICH St. Teresa of Calcutta said, “We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise...

God is Love

Reflections on Catholic Social Teaching and Catechesis in Our Day TIMOTHY P. O'MALLEY In catechetical textbooks the formal study of doctrine is often separated from immersion...

Love Builds on Knowledge of the Beloved — on the first task of catechesis

Promoting Knowledge of the Faith as a Ministry of Love BY CHRISTOPHER KLOFFT Because I teach theology on the undergraduate level, I have the opportunity to...

Five Ways to Use Manuals to the Max

Simply providing information does not necessarily assure faith formation. Similarly, simply providing a catechist with a manual does not necessarily assure that he or...

Integrating Catechesis into Youth Ministry

Catechesis balances program offerings of evangelization and service ERIC GROTH Good youth ministry is comprehensive. Done well, it integrates opportunities to evangelize, form, and serve. We...

Advice from a Master Catechist: “Why Do I Have to Go to Mass?”

Question: I need help with my youth ministry apologetics. The middle- and high-school students often ask me some version of the following question: “Why...