Destination: Vatican CityA 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.
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 CatechistsOctober 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 CatechistsSeptember 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?
"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.