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Sunday, May 26, 2024

Proofs of God — a 7-minute video from Catholic Central

The Catholic view of God helps us learn proofs of his existence. Learn more from the Catholic Central team in this short video outlining...

A Lenten Mailbox for Catechists

Our hard-working editor at CATECHIST, Kass Dotterweich, takes great care to reply directly to the countless questions we get annually from our readers about teaching and helping students live the Catholic faith.

Souls Reaching for Christ—Anointing of the Sick

A priest shares his experiences from both sides of the sacrament FR. GEORGE “CHIP” HINES When I was asked to write this article, the first thought...

The Holy Spirit in Our Lives

How to develop a connection with the best friend we never knew we had SR. BRITTANY HARRISON, FMA I could never pray to a bird, I...

5 Tips for Engaging Young Adults

A professor at Loyola Institute of Ministry offers advice BETH DONZE It’s a refrain heard repeatedly in Catholic Church parishes across the country: “We would like...

What Are Indulgences?

Question: How can I explain indulgences to my grade-school children? — Newbie Catechist THERESE L. SALAZAR RESPONDS... Dear Newbie: Indulgences can be understood and taught by...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Help from a Wise Patron—St. John Bosco’s example

Question: I need a patron saint for my new role as a youth leader and catechist. Please help! — Nervous but willing Sr. Brittany Harrison,...

Bible Rookie: “I don’t know where to start!”

Beginning Bible tips for youth. BECKY GROTH If I have heard one comment more than any other from teens (and adults) about the Bible, it’s definitely...

Engage First Communion Parents

LEISA ASLINGER My first year as a catechetical leader was one of the most difficult of my life. For months, I dreaded answering the phone,...

WINE – Women in the New Evangelization

A Catholic women’s ministry calling women to greater holiness KELLY WAHLQUIST In his apostolic exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate (On the Call to Holiness in Today’s World),...