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Thursday, December 1, 2022

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.

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?

www.technology.creativity/Reign_of_God

"I love doing brochures or certificates on the computer. I feel like I can be creative." Does that sound familiar? I heard it twice recently, once from a former director of religious education and once from a Catholic-school principal.

The Beatitudes: An Introduction

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

Feeding My Soul with Disappointment, Emergence, and Prayer

Feeding My Soul is designed especially for you—the catechist. It names a catechetical value and gives you the words of prayer for your personal time with the Lord.

Seek the Oasis

Fight or flight. This, we are taught, is our primitive and automatic response whenever perceiving an attack or threat.

Service, Nourishment, Commitment: Teaching about Holy Thursday

Our students miss so much of the richness and meaning of Christ's passion, death, and Resurrection if we neglect to teach them about Holy Thursday and the other celebrations of the Triduum.

Advice from Master Catechists – February 2010

Are there problems with a child from another denomination attending our RE classes? Can we pray for the soldiers of our enemies?