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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Doing our Easter Duty

Michael Daley  It's not every day that you come across profound theological truths reading the sports page. Yet, this is just what happened to me...

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...

Proclaiming a Person

JOE PAPROCKI Investing your money is wise, but it also involves risks. Likewise, we need to invest our energies, time, commitments, and dreams wisely. The...

The Language of Catechesis: Terms and Definitions

by Kate Ristow At the end of this article, you will find ideas for nurturing and nourishing your faith beyond knowing Catholic vocabulary. The idea...

The Sacraments of Christian Initiation—A Gathering Prayer

Here at CATECHIST we usually focus the January issue on our gift of the Sacraments.

The Spirit of VBS All Year

As we firm up our ideas for Vacation Bible School, we might look forward to the new year of faith formation that will begin in the fall and ask ourselves how we can continue the summer-time enthusiasm that our parish shares in anticipation of Vacation Bible School, parish festivals, and parish picnics. Can we recreate any of that excitement, anticipation, and sense of community in our parish religious education programs and classrooms?

Best Practices for Teaching Religion

In many ways, catechesis is a lot like parenting.

Advice from Master Catechists—September 2010

How can I be less resistant to our new text? What's a quick-and-easy review for the beginning of the learning year?

Forgiveness: Asked and Offered — Excerpt from Finding Your Spiritual Direction as a Catechist

An excerpt from Finding Your Spiritual Direction as a Catechist By William B. Miller Chapter 7: Forgiveness If you were to ask a dozen people to give...

Integrating Faith and Media Literacy

A digital strategy for becoming media mindful SR. NANCY USSELMANN, FSP Faced with a secularist culture and declining church attendance, the task of faith...