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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Advice from Master Catechists – February 2010

Are there problems with a child from another denomination attending our RE classes? Can we pray for the soldiers of our enemies?

Leading DRE: Improving Communications with Parents

A bridge for relationship and growth COLLEEN R. VERMEULEN As catechetical leaders, we experience firsthand the reality that “parents are the principal and first educators of...

Tips for Highlighting Scripture (#NationalBibleWeek)

BY LORI DAHLHOFF In his Year of Faith address to catechists, Pope Francis said, "If we go out to bring his gospel with love, with...

Casting Seeds — Ideas to Draw Your Students’ Parents Toward Deeper Faith

By Daria Sockey It’s the great joy of being a catechist, the thing that makes you want to come back each week: proclaiming the Good...

Doing our Easter Duty

Michael Daley  It's not every day that you come across profound theological truths reading the sports page. Yet, this is just what happened to me...

Advice from Master Catechists—April/May 2011

A stranger asks one of my students for money. As a catechist, how might I have used this story? A new parish policy affecting the religious education program fee has been approved without my input. Is this grounds for quitting at the end of the year?

Lent: Time for a spiritual recharge for catechists

DREs and Parish Leaders, here are a few tips to strengthen your catechists: Highlight traditional practices of the season in a contemporary way to help...