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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

A Social Media Session for Parents

Be media mindful at home SR. NANCY USSELMANN, FSP What are parents to do? Smartphones and social media sites seemingly came into existence in the flash...

What’s a Catechetical Leader to Do? #COVID-19 Crisis

A very short time ago, we might not have imagined our regional situations changing this much due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus...

Catechesis and Persons with Disabilities

How do children and adults with disabilities learn about the faith and, especially, prepare for the sacraments? MAUREEN PRATT Excerpted from Salt and Light: Church, Disability, and...

Team Conflict Management

Tips from the saints ANN GARRIDO So there is tension on your catechetical team? Don’t worry. Tension has been part of church life since Jesus walked...

The Search for Silence

"Keep quiet." "Be still." "No talking."

Fostering Parent Participation

An excerpt from Engaging the Parking Lot Parent SR. PATRICIA M. MCCORMACK The grace of God calls catechists, teachers, and administrators to meet parents where they...

2020 CATECHIST HONORS—Meet Our Top 10 Honorees!

Each year Catechist Honors celebrates the generous mission of gifted catechists, including parish catechetical leaders, youth ministers, and religion teachers in Catholic schools. This...

The Budget Crunch

DRE Data brings you concrete suggestions and up-to-date information and insight about parish catechetical leadership.

Who Is Knocking at Our Door?

I had never heard of the Mexican tradition of Las Posadas until I served in a tri-lingual parish that worked very hard at incorporating different ethnic customs into the community's prayer life.

First Communion Prep Tips: Adaptations for Children with Special Needs

By David and Mercedes Rizzo Holy Communion is one of the main ways we encounter Jesus. Preparation for First Communion is an important focus of...