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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Respect Life Like Saint Francis

LISA A. COVINGTON Here is an activity to use to teach your students how to treat all of God's creation with respect. Scripture Reading Genesis 1:20-28 Prayer  Through the...

Scripture Prompts Craft

Help children memorize Bible verses with this Scripture craft SARA JONCKHEERE In an effort to bring different types of prayer into your classroom, try this craft...

Celebrating Saints–Pope Paul VI–September 26

PATRICIA MATHSON Giovanni Montini was born in Italy and lived with his dad, mom, and two brothers. When he grew up he became a priest...

Celebrating Saints: Padre Pio—Sept. 23

Feast Day: September 23

The Sacrament of Reconciliation Explained – a 6-min. video

With words and a busy free-hand sketch-pad, this video illustrates a lesson on why we confess, and what happens in the Sacrament of Penance...

Use this video to encourage listeners to become saints

This powerful talk by Chris Stefanik, given to young adults at FOCUS' SEEK 2015 conference is titled "Saint (Insert Your Name Here)". It calls...

Anointing of the Sick – 5-minute video from Catholic Central

The Catholic Central team explains the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick with compassion and humor. Suitable for all ages.   Image credit: Courtesy of...

Pflaum Gospel Weeklies— a Perfect Fit for Eucharistic Revival!

By Erika Ramos De Urquidi After learning the results of a 2019 Pew Research Center survey which found that only one-third of U.S. Catholics believe...

Pairing Family Catechesis with Youth Ministry

Questions to help you discern actionable goals BECKY GROTH As more and more parishes move to a family-centered religious education model, it makes sense to consider...

Catechist magazine’s connection to the patronage of Our Lady of the Assumption

Today, on Aug. 15, we at Catechist celebrate the patronage of Our Lady of the Assumption. Why is that? Not only because of the importance of today's...