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Monday, May 17, 2021

Souls Reaching for Christ—Anointing of the Sick

A priest shares his experiences from both sides of the sacrament FR. GEORGE “CHIP” HINES When I was asked to write this article, the first thought...

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 Importance of Liturgical Orientation in Catechesis

BY TIMOTHY P. O'MALLEY  The second task of catechesis — liturgical education All catechesis should be liturgical. Such a claim may generate immediate (and possibly negative)...

Advice from Master Catechists—September 2012

Your questions, answered by Master Catechists.

Why Do We Call It “Mass?”

Learn the meaning of the Latin phrase Ite, missa est SUSIE LLOYD Did you ever wonder where the word Mass comes from? The answer has been...

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...

Catechesis and Persons with Disabilities

An excerpt from Salt and Light MAUREEN PRATT Catechesis is a must for all members of the body of Christ, including persons with disabilities. The...

Pflaum Gospel Weeklies featured on CFN

This 7-minute video offers a look how the Gospel Weeklies bring evangelization and catechesis to parish and families. It features a Q-and-A with publisher...

A Catechism Update!

Pope Francis revises teaching on the death penalty to better reflect the sacred dignity of the human person — and promote a culture of life PAT...

The First Task of Catechesis: Knowledge of God and Our Faith

By Sr. Mary Kathleen Glavich, SND Practices for Forming the Faith in Children What can be known about the Catholic faith is as immense as the...