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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Yes, You CAN Be a Catechist!

BY SARAH REINHARD Answering Common Excuses and Fears If you think that being a catechist takes a big investment of time, you're right. But that time...

Living a Radiant Life of Witness: In and Out of the Classroom

BY LISA MLADINICH I posted a complaint on Facebook a while back: I was feeling uninspired. Right away, a friend remarked that she always starts...

5 Devotional Practices to Weather the Storm of the Abuse Crises

BY JAMES BLANKENSHIP Jesus said to the twelve, “Do you also wish to go away?” Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go?...

Pep Talks for Catholic Parents: An Introduction

When my husband heard the title of book he thought it was a great idea, until I mentioned who the author was. He...

Scandals got you down? Not ready to teach this season?

If you are not ready to going back to being a catechist... what then?  PAT GOHN Many men and women who serve the Church as volunteers...

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...

Be a Hero in the Life of Your Students

In the years since the start of the new millennium, we have learned a lot about how to keep our children safe.

My first year as a catechist

COLLEEN DUGGAN For several weeks last year, my parish announced the need for volunteer catechists and each time I heard the reminder, I felt the...

Increasing Bible Literacy

Diving deeper into Scripture deepens our life with Christ PAT GOHN Increasing Bible literacy in our students ought to be one of our aims as catechists....

The Inspiration of John Henry Newman

Lessons we can learn from his life and teaching AARON T. MARTIN Although we don’t generally label John Henry Newman as a catechist, his life...