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Saturday, July 20, 2019

The Catholic Commitment to Community

BY JOE PAPROCKI Third in a series on ways to instill a robust Catholic identity in those we teach Some years ago Verizon had a series...

No evil will be healed unless it is surfaced and made visible

John Cavadini, writing at Notre Dame's Church Life Journal, in an article, "Guidelines for Any Appropriate Response to the Catholic Abuse Crisis," offers a...

Teacher: “I don’t think I’m reaching some of the students.”

Whatever grade you teach, you may have a student that you feel you never quite reach. You notice the child's constant distracted look or...

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...

A Merry Christmas and Blessed New Year to All

From the Catechist magazine team

Alpha as the On-Ramp to Evangelization

A Profile on How a Growing Parish is Reaching Others for Christ DAN O’ROURKE Walter stands in front of the altar at our church, sharing his...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Mid-Year Slump, Faith Crisis, or Both?

It’s midyear, and I’m facing a personal slump. I don’t want to be a quitter and inconvenience the DRE or the children by giving...

Catechist: “I don’t know enough about this week’s topic.”

Perhaps it would be true to say, "We never will." One of the enlivening realities about our faith is that there will always be...

All Things New – a new year

BY PAT GOHN For the Christian, everything’s new Newness is a hallmark of our lives—and a source of joy. As most of the world awakens to...

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...