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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Make Every Minute Count

BY SR. JANET SCHAEFFLER, OP Ten minutes left--and you've run out of things to do. Preparing for the extra moments that occur for your students...

Keeping Christ in the Center of Marriage

A Craft to Support a Lesson on Matrimony SARA JONCKHEERE The significance and meaning of the sacrament of Matrimony is not always easily understood by children....

Classroom of Compassion

Three ingredients that foster warmth and support CARRIE SOUKUP A sweet boy in my fourth-grade class turned to his classmates for prayer. “My mom has cancer.”...

Let us Give Thanks to the Lord our God!

DEBORAH McCANN The second half of the Mass, the Liturgy of the Eucharist is short—but so very full of meaning! We watch the priest do...

Patron of Students Back-to-School Treat

By Jessica Gordon “Christian perfection consists in three things: praying heroically, working heroically, and suffering heroically.” — St. Anthony Mary Claret A patron is a saint who...

Heart Inspirations Craft

A craft to remind us to pray for marriages SARA JONCKHEERE Teach students about matrimony and the importance of praying for marriages with this stained glass-effect craft....

Crafts for Catechesis: Glory Be Prayer Poster

by Jessica Gordon CLICK HERE to download a pdf of this activity. CLICK HERE to dowload the Glory Be prayer worksheet.   Copyright 2016, Bayard, Inc. All...

Prayer Puzzles

Help children memorize common prayers SARA JONCKHEERE Memorized prayer has an important place in our Catholic faith, but memorization can be a challenge for students, especially...

Your Faith as Salt of the Earth

We are called to be salt of the earth. We are sent to be Christ's light in the world.

Merry Christmas… Again!

CONNIE CLARK  Wouldn’t it be great if Christmas lasted longer than one day? Actually, the Christmas season lasts from December 25 all the way until...