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Lent: Time for a spiritual recharge for catechists

DREs and Parish Leaders, here are a few tips to strengthen your catechists: Highlight traditional practices of the season in a contemporary way to help...

What Have We Missed?

by Mary McEntee McGill Ash Wednesday is a day when we are blessed with ashes and told to repent of our sins and believe...

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?"

Thanksgiving "Because" Litany

by staff Click here for a Thanksgiving litany. Copyright 2011, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved. This article is protected by United States copyright and other...

The Sacraments of Christian Initiation—A Gathering Prayer

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

Answering God’s Call to Service

Sometimes the sacredness of the work we do as catechists gets lost in the rush of fitting weekly lesson-planning and teaching into the rest of our busy lives. It is good to take time to remember that this work is rooted in a larger call to help build up the Body of Christ on earth.

Practice Simplicity

KATHY HENDRICKS When my husband and I put our house on the market several years ago, we were thrown into an extensive round of clutter...

Attending to Spiritual Direction: What it is — and how it helps

By Joy Davis “As she has always done, today the Church continues to recommend the practice of spiritual direction, not only to all those who...

Scripture-based, Online Community for Catholic Women

A Profile of Blessed is She BETH DAVIS Blessed is She answered the call heralded by St. John Paul II to “look to the future with...

The Family that Prays Together Stays Together

SUSIE LLOYD There’s a famous saying, “The family that prays together stays together.” My parents had this quote on a plaque hanging on the wall...