Saturday, April 20, 2019

Recruiting for Your VBS

Now is the time to recruit helping hands who are willing to pitch in and make vacation Bible school happen for your parish.

Destination: Vatican City—A Tour for Junior-High Students

Although the home of the worldwide Catholic Church is the Vatican, the only thing that most of our students know about this ancient yet very modern city is that it is where the pope lives.

Portrait and Promise of Discipleship

by Susan K. Sack For a more comprehensive Study Guide and Related Readings, see the end of this article. What does God want of you?...

Toot Your Own Horn!

Nobody likes a braggart.

Who Is Knocking at Our Door?

I had never heard of the Mexican tradition of Las Posadas until I served in a tri-lingual parish that worked very hard at incorporating different ethnic customs into the community's prayer life.

Consider Saints in Your VBS

The upcoming observance of the Feasts of All Saints provides an opportunity for you to consider including saints in your VBS next summer.

Advice from Master Catechists—October 2010

What should I do if a catechist is not prepared when she comes to class? What could I say to a student who thinks our Perpetual Adoration Chapel is "stupid"?

Best Practices for Teaching Religion

In many ways, catechesis is a lot like parenting.

Helping Teens Understand Catholic Social Teaching

Why is it so difficult to interest teens in Catholic social teaching?

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?