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Saturday, May 28, 2022

What Are Indulgences?

Question: How can I explain indulgences to my grade-school children? — Newbie Catechist THERESE L. SALAZAR RESPONDS... Dear Newbie: Indulgences can be understood and taught by...

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...

Free Webinar Replay: Music for Enriching Catechesis with Children and Families

Music has the ability to support learning, enhance celebration, and build a deeper understanding of our faith. In this workshop renowned family educators John Burland...
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...

Christ Calls You to Mission — video from Bishop Robert Barron, in the UK

Great commissioning video for teens and adults.

Digital Citizenship and Equipping Future Saints

Discussing the moral use of technology within religious instruction ANNABEL DOTZMAN Take a moment to think about your daily routines. Technology, intrinsically neither bad nor dangerous,...

A Robust Catholic Identity

By Joe Paprocki Overcoming the tendency toward a “beige Catholicism” One of my favorite ideas to borrow from Bishop Robert Barron, the auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles,...

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...

Immersed in Character: How catechesis equips students for life

JOE PAPROCKI It is said that actor Daniel Day-Lewis, while filming the movie Lincoln, remained in character off-camera throughout the entire project. This acting technique, known...

Teaching about Truth in a Time of Doubt and Discord

Four aspects of truth that ground our understanding ANN GARRIDO It’s hard to figure out where to begin talking about truth, isn’t it? Depending on...