Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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.

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...

More Than Math!

How Catechists Teach Differently Than Any Other Kind of Teacher Jared Dees When I first started out as a religious educator, I used to be envious...