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Thursday, July 9, 2020
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...

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...

Advice from Master Catechists: October 2012

Master Catechists answer questions from readers.

Your Space: The Waters of Baptism

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 with a Baptism theme.

Encouraging Young People to Discern God’s Call

Get ready for National Vocation Awareness Week LISANNE V. JENSEN As National Vocation Awareness Week approaches, how can catechists, educators, youth ministers, and faith formation coordinators...

Who Do You Say I Am?

Working with Junior High Students

Teacher: “I don’t know how to handle student conflicts or fights.”

Sometimes we are at odds with others-and so are our students. As Catholic educators, we might not want to call it "fighting"; that goes...

Create a Portable Prayer Corner

I first taught religion on Saturday mornings at St. Lucy's, a mission church. My "classroom" was the kitchen. The room was equipped with folding...

Getting Class Started: From Chatter to Lesson

LEE DANESCO You can direct pre-class enthusiasm into the faith-sharing experience of the day through activity. Here are some creative ways to move from chatter...

Your Space: Open with WELCOME

The learning area needs to express warmth and welcome to your students. Here is an idea for how to decorate and arrange your learning space and prayer table for September.