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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Advice from Master Catechists—February 2011

What are the pros and cons of students meeting in catechists' homes? Should I make a change near the end of the year?

The Beatitudes: An Introduction

Every time I think of the Sermon on the Mount, I am reminded of two quotes.

The Call of Mission, Our Response

In March 2010, I spent ten days in Guatemala with the Q'Eqchi people of the Petang Region. My trip was a short-term mission intended to be a relationship-building mission.

May I have your attention please?

LEE DANESCO It happens with frustrating frequency. You come to class packing a solid, well-prepared teaching plan only to be met by disappointing student indifference....

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...

Your Space: Called to Be Saints

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 October.

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...

Advice from Pope Francis to DREs in Evangelii Gaudium

The primary resource that people have turned to for Pope Francis’s viewpoints is his first apostolic exhortation, titled Evengelii Gaudium (“On the Proclamation of the Gospel in Today’s World”). I, too, am enthusiastic about his approach and vision of evangelization and catechesis.

Living in the Between Times

Dag Hammerskjöld, twentieth-century diplomat and author, wrote a short prayer that is especially good for us to recall at this time of year: “For all that has been, thanks. For all that will be, yes.”

The Goal of Catechesis

Jonathan F. Sullivan, a frequent Catechist contributor and a diocesan leader in the Diocese of Lafayette, IN, helps all catechists and formation leaders with...