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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Sunday Gospel (Nov. and Dec. 2017)

Editors Note: This article offers commentary and reflection questions for each Sunday Gospel for November (the final weeks of Ordinary Time) and December (the...

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...

The Eucharist Unites Heaven and Earth: A craft for a lesson on the Eucharist 

BY SARA JONCKHEERE Jesus is truly present in the Eucharist. We hear it over and over, and we teach it to our students. Here is...

Making the Mass More Meaningful

Bridging the gap between head and heart JARED DEES We have a two-part responsibility as catechists: We must educate the mind, but we must also inspire...

Catholic Central – The REAL Presence of the Eucharist (Video: 7 mins.)

Need a refresher or a lesson supplement on the Real Presence? Don't miss this! The REAL PRESENCE of the EUCHARIST Photo credit: Courtesy of Catholic Central

The Eucharist Unites Heaven and Earth

A Craft to Support a Lesson on the Eucharist Sara Jonckheere Jesus is truly present in the Eucharist. We hear it over and over, and we...

Music and Eucharistic Adoration

Four Areas of Preparation KATE DANELUK  Years ago, I sat on a vacation Bible school curriculum development team. How could we convict our students in their...

Liturgy is Catechetical

On Why Your Lesson Time Ought to be Liturgical MARC CARDARONELLA The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches that liturgy is a “privileged place” for catechesis....

Parishes Implementing a Children’s Liturgy of the Word

By Lisanne V. Jensen Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLW) programs are a growing trend at many parishes across the country. During CLW, young children...

Motivation to Go to Mass (9 min. video)

At the heart of the Mass is worship. What is worship? Stay with this video. Great for teens and adults.