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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

10 Ideas for Getting Started

G. JOHNSON I’ve been a catechist for 11 years. I remember how each first session used to bring me a lot of anxiety because I...

Your Space: The Light of Christ

The learning area needs to inspire and engage your students. Here is an idea for how to decorate and arrange your learning space and prayer table for Advent.

Your Space: A Year-End Bouquet

The learning area needs to inspire and engage your students. Here is an idea for how to decorate and arrange your learning space and prayer table during the final weeks of your program.

Creating Eye-Catching Communications

BY DEANNA BARTALINI Our world has become ever increasingly visual. While the adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” has been around a long...

Two by Two

How to Pair Students Effectively in Religious Education JARED DEES “Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two …” (Mark 6:7) “The Lord...

Best Practices for Teaching Religion

In many ways, catechesis is a lot like parenting.
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...

Help Your Students Listen

CONNIE CLARK The buzz was getting louder. I was showing a video clip in a parish hall full of middle schoolers, and as I searched...

Who Do You Say I Am?

Working with Junior High Students

Leading DRE: 3 Summer-Break Planning Strategies

Before you Pause, Look Back and Look Forward DEANNA BARTALINI The catechetical year is winding down. You’ve made it through whirlwind months of working on...