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Tuesday, December 7, 2021
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Prayer and spiritual growth

The Sacraments of Christian Initiation—A Gathering Prayer

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

Essential Mission: To Foster Your Students’ Life of Prayer

"How much can we really do with an hour a week?" laments the parish program catechist. "There's so much to teach. Where do I start?"

Prayers for #Vocations

Here's a prayer for vocations from among the dozens found at the USCCB website: + Father, we're your people, the work of your hands. So precious are we in...

What Have We Missed? A Prayer Service for Lent

MARY McENTEE McGILL Ash Wednesday is a day when we are blessed with ashes and told to repent of our sins and believe the Good...

Tips for Highlighting Scripture (#NationalBibleWeek)

BY LORI DAHLHOFF In his Year of Faith address to catechists, Pope Francis said, "If we go out to bring his gospel with love, with...

Alpha as the On-Ramp to Evangelization

A Profile on How a Growing Parish is Reaching Others for Christ DAN O’ROURKE Walter stands in front of the altar at our church, sharing his...

Bible Rookie: “I don’t know where to start!”

Beginning Bible tips for youth. BECKY GROTH If I have heard one comment more than any other from teens (and adults) about the Bible, it’s definitely...

Parent: “Will they remember everything I taught them?”

Every day after the kids left for school, my mom sat on the edge of her bed and said her prayers using a little...

Perseverence and the Prayer of a Catechist

Tips For Growing a Healthy Prayer Life MARCEL LE JEUNE I once surveyed a class of parishioners about their prayer lives, asking them to rate how...

Praying amidst violence and strife — downloadable prayers to share

Recent news accounts have inspired members of our Bayard team to compose prayers to be shared. When events like the killings at the Tree of...