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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Keeping Faith Alive This Summer

By Kate Ristow Soon you’ll bid farewell to your students. You’re likely to have a year-end party in your classroom, play a variety of...

Your Space: A Year-End Bouquet

The learning area needs to inspire and engage your students. Here is an idea for how to decorate and arrange your learning space and prayer table during the final weeks of your program.

ICE: Making Every Minute Count

In 1785, the poet Robert Burns wrote "To a Mouse," a poem that inadvertently tells us something about the reality of being a catechist. Burns said, "The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry." In other words, no matter how well thought-out your lesson plan is, be prepared. Expect the unexpected. Have a Plan B. Make every minute count.

Your Space: In the Desert with Jesus

The learning area needs to inspire and engage your students. Here is an idea for how to decorate and arrange your learning space and prayer table for Lent.

Effective Teaching: The Catholic Language of Mystery—Our “Native Tongue”

How Catholics rely on sacramentality to transcend words

A Family Together: Words We Know By Heart

Jesus taught us the words of the Our Father and wanted us to remember them. He knew that if we kept the words he taught us in our hearts, we would always know how to pray. There are other words that we know by heart because they are important to our Catholic faith.

Beginning a New Year—A Prayer Service for Catechists

ALICE ANN PFEIFER, CSA Even when we are fully committed to starting a new enterprise or returning to an old one, we may have ambivalent...

Leading DRE: Tell God’s Love Story

by Ellie Nelson   Evangelization needs catechesis and catechesis needs evangelization. Neither is optional. They each have a complementary nature, and it is...

Catechist Honors Program

Catechist magazine would like to say “thank you” to catechists around the country for answering the call to share the Good News.

Catechist of the Month: Judy Seamone

by The staff of Catechist Catechist magazine is proud to recognize the outstanding work of exceptional catechists. In this section we highlight the...