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Friday, May 24, 2024

Rules For Life

God Gave the Israelites the Law, Charging Them to Honor it by How They Lived. LYNN WEHNER Rules. It seems like our lives are filled with...

Explore the “Why” Behind the Commandments

The Christian Life Needs us to Address the "whys" of Morality BECKY GROTH There’s a difference between a nice person and a moral person. I’m sure...

The Value of Lectio Divina in Class

Taking Time to Take your Students Deeper MARLON DE LA TORRE St. John Damascene once commented that “prayer is the raising of one’s mind and heart...

Rich Soil: Teaching the parable of the sower

BY LYNN WEHNER Gardens and growth. Seeds and soil. Spring approaches! We all know that water, sunlight, and the right kind of soil will help...

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...

Times to turn to Scripture — a reference list for young Catholics

Many people turn to Scripture to interpret their lives, their feelings, and their world through God's Word. Use this list yourself as a reference, or...

Getting to the Truth in the Bible

MARIETTE MARTINEAU  Sooner or later, a student is going to read a Bible story and then ask, "Is it true or not true?" Often, it...

Beginning with Bible Basics

Woodeene Koenig-Bricker As we begin a new year, be aware that our students will come with varying degrees of understanding Scripture. Some will be very...

Yes You Can—Teach About the Holy Spirit: One Heart and Soul

How the Spirit helps build unity and generosity in us LYNN WEHNER Perusing the Bible for a description of the early Church, we quickly get a...

A Parable of Forgiveness

The Prodigal Returns BY LYNN WEHNER Soon we will come face-to-face with Lent, a season marked by prayer, penance, and the call to return to God....