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Sunday, March 7, 2021

Mother Angelica, Catechist to the World

SUSIE LLOYD Stop me if you’ve heard this: the Church is out of touch, a relic of the past, and could not possibly understand the...

Replay of Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi Homily, Adoration, Benediction from St. Peter’s on...

Below is the link you need to read the Pope's message, prayers to end the COVID19 pandemic, and the blessing for the city and...

Praying Together Though Worlds Apart

By SUSIE LLOYD Today my family prayed the rosary again for deliverance from coronavirus. Unlike our usual family rosaries, this one included family from other...

How Catholics of the Past Lived When Deprived of the Mass

By William O’Leary Millions of Catholics in the United States and elsewhere are currently are not able to attend Mass and receive Jesus in Holy...

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...

Integrating Catechesis into Youth Ministry

Catechesis balances program offerings of evangelization and service ERIC GROTH Good youth ministry is comprehensive. Done well, it integrates opportunities to evangelize, form, and serve. We...

Becoming a great catechist!

PEG BOWMAN A parish DRE gave each catechist a mug which read, "World's Greatest Catechist." One person commented, "Mine should only say 'A Good Catechist.'...

It’s Okay Not to Know Everything

Top apologetics resources online SR. BRITTANY HARRISON, FMA My first day on the job as a novice catechist, I looked over my classroom of wiggly fifth-graders...

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...

Catechist: “I’m discouraged. They’re not in church on Sunday.”

Often we might hear our youngsters say, "We don't go to Mass on Sunday." This challenges us to a precarious balance: to not respond...