Saturday, January 23, 2021

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 Sacraments: Things to Get or Encounters to Enter

Parents often think that the Sacraments are "things to get" for their children.

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...

A Lenten Mailbox for Catechists

Our hard-working editor at CATECHIST, Kass Dotterweich, takes great care to reply directly to the countless questions we get annually from our readers about teaching and helping students live the Catholic faith.
I can’t carry a Tune — How can I use music to pray with students?

Tips for Adding Music to Prayer

I can’t carry a Tune — How can I use music to pray with students? KATE DANELUK Years ago, music was considered such an important part...

A Quick Guide to Praying the Mass

Notes on what is happening at different moments of the Mass SR. BRITTANY HARRISON I became a convert to Catholicism at age 14, so I never...

Soaked in Scripture

Unleashing the power of God’s Word in your lesson planning WILLIAM O’LEARY Are you immersed in Scripture? Do your catechetical lessons drip with God’s Word? If...

Helping Students and Families Learn About Purgatory 

BY SUSAN TASSONE  Purgatory — a masterpiece of God’s mercy It’s no small wonder that coming up with a lesson plan on purgatory can be challenging....