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Saturday, January 16, 2021

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...

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...

Happy Easter!

From Your Friends at Catechist Magazine

Healing the Hearts of the Students You Serve

Jesus sends us on a healing mission JARED DEES Mother Teresa worked as a teacher in a Catholic school in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) for 20 years....

“Can I Pray for Narwhals?” – And other favorite survey responses

By the Catechist Staff Top Answers from our Catechist Survey, Spring 2017 Our most recent survey of catechists yielded insightful and entertaining replies. Here are some...

The Heart of Catechesis — why we do what we do

BY PAT GOHN The first time I attended a religious education class, I was in grade one. My catechist, a lively high school student, taught...

Actor Jim Caviezel calls Catholic young adults to spiritual battle in a stirring 15-min....

Young adults at the Student Leadership Summit conference (#SLS18), sponsored by FOCUS annually, were expecting actor Jim Caviezel to promote the movie, Paul, Apostle...

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...

Amidst our Apocalypse, Advent Asks Us to Stay

Advent begs something of you, even if you don't want to be Catholic anymore. BY ELIZABETH SCALIA As the liturgical year winds down, we are each...

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...