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Catholic Olympic Games: End-of-Year Review

Channel your group's energy into a fun and memorable way to sum up the year's religious studies: Hold the 2010 Catholic Olympic Games in your classroom.

Statistics Only Take Us So Far

The Eucharist equips us for heaven PAT GOHN Many Catholics seem to be number-crunching since the Pew Research Center released an article on August 5,...

Examination of Conscience Ideas

Possible variations JARED DEES While preparing students to participate in the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation, it is customary to supply them with a set of...

All Souls’ Day Message for Primary Grades

From: Advice from a Master Catechist  Question: What age-appropriate suggestions do you have for sharing the meaning of All Souls’ Day with my first and...

Mind, Heart, and Hands: Craft and Prayer Service

When teachers I recruited and trained in an upstate New York district gave me a pendant made up of many triangles, I knew they got my message. I had frequently spoken of a "triangle" approach to religious education that reached the whole child: mind, heart, and hands.

A Different Kind of Prayer Journal

CONNIE CLARK Prayer journals are great faith formation tools, but many students see writing as a chore. And those blank journal pages can overwhelm even...

Advent Prep for Digital Disciples

Resources to enhance the Advent journey SR. CAROLINE CERVENY Prepare for the Nativity of Jesus using resources from the digital world that surrounds us. Enhance the...

Complete-A-Project Bible Search: The Transfiguration of Jesus

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search Activity is for teacher and students (grades 4-6) working together.

“Prayer” – a 5-minute video from Catholic Central

An entertaining introductory to prayer. Fine for middle-school age students and up.

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...