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Friday, September 20, 2019

Collaborate with Faith Formation Leaders

6 ways youth ministers and DREs (and others) can form mutually enriching bonds BECKY GROTH Being the youth minister at a parish, whether paid or volunteer,...

Healing and Hope for Adults after Abortion

Links to bookmark, save, and share PAT GOHN This is a most tender subject. And chances are good that many people — both women and men...

Women on a Divine Mission

GIVEN is a new institute dedicated to mentoring young Catholic women KATHRYN JEAN LOPEZ Do young people know the gifts they have been given? The newly...

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...

When You Need to Change

DRE Data brings you concrete suggestions and up-to-date information and insight about parish catechetical leadership.

Advice from a Master Catechist: Vetting Volunteers

  Question: When soliciting volunteers to help with faith formation programs, what might be a respectful and noninvasive way to vet someone’s catechetical background? We...

The Inestimable Importance of Christian Families

An urgent and compelling catechetical mission PAT GOHN I find myself thinking of Jesus' birth, for nowhere else do I see the sublime place of families...

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...

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...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Beginning Family-Based Catechesis in a Parish

Question: “I’m trying to help our parish move to family-based catechesis, yet I have no experience with this kind of model. What are the...