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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Teaching the Lord’s Prayer: “Lead us not into temptation…”

JAMES BLANKENSHIP And when he came to the place he said to them, "Pray that you may not enter into temptation."  – Luke 22:40 People, by...

Tips from Around the Web

  FROM THE RELIGION TEACHER: Middle and high school students ought to know about the Catechism of the Catholic Church. This lesson plan teaches them what...

Saving the Best for Last

LEE DANESCO You did it! Despite the variety of challenges to your energy, your creativity, and your patience throughout the year, you successfully answered the...

The Catechism at 25

BY PAT GOHN Twenty-five years after being promulgated by St. John Paul ll, the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) continues to shape the future...

Effective Teaching: Practicing the Works of Mercy Right in the Classroom

Reflecting, acting, and praying with mercy JARED DEES Jesus said, “Go and learn the meaning of the words, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice’” (Matthew 9:13).  Many...

Three Bible Reading Tips from the YOUCAT

BY PAT GOHN The Catholic Church loves the Bible! Catholics call the Bible "God's Word" and "Sacred Scripture" because it is holy and contains what...

Catholic I.Q. — Catechesis and Catechists

Fun facts about our mission DAVID O’BRIEN Here’s a 20-question quiz on catechesis and catechists. It contains sample questions such as: The word catechesis literally means...