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Friday, July 19, 2024

We Shall Draw Water Joyfully

Baptism and the catechist JONATHAN F. SULLIVAN The God of power and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ has freed you from sin and brought...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Learning Benchmarks

Question: Are there standards and benchmarks set for children taking catechism classes throughout the Church (in the United States)? For example, can we say...

Reverence for Tradition

Our Catholic identity is shaped by a living heritage JOE PAPROCKI As Catholics, we have a “lot of baggage” — not in the sense of having...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Help from a Wise Patron—St. John Bosco’s example

Question: I need a patron saint for my new role as a youth leader and catechist. Please help! — Nervous but willing Sr. Brittany Harrison,...

Education in Community Life

By Sr. Mary Kathleen Glavich, SND A community is a group of people who are united because they share common values. A priest once told...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Five Big Questions About Same-Sex Attraction

Catechist reached out to Courage International for some answers FR. PHILIP G. BOCHANSKI RESPONDS … St. Paul’s advice to the Ephesians defines the catechist’s mission: “speaking the...

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...

Reluctant Catechist Seeks Advice

Question: I’m a reluctant catechist. I keep thinking there are folks more qualified for this than I. Yet here I am, saying yes but...

Teaching When Kids Don’t Care — presented by Catholic Answers (Video 5-mins.)

Show host Cy Kellet and guest Chris Stephanick talk with a discouraged catechist who is a caller on Catholic Answers Live. If you've been...

Celebrate the Sacrament of Matrimony

JOHN BOSIO When I think of the sacrament of matrimony, the first image that comes to mind is that of a wedding. Weddings are joyous...