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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Pairing Family Catechesis with Youth Ministry

Questions to help you discern actionable goals BECKY GROTH As more and more parishes move to a family-centered religious education model, it makes sense to consider...

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...

Catholic IQ — Test Your Knowledge of the Sacraments

David O'Brien Here’s a 20-question quiz on the Sacraments. It contains sample questions such as: The sacrament of Penance is also known as _____________. ___________...

Ambrose and the King’s Treasure

  A Story by Therese L. Salazar Illustrated by Bernadette M. Baca   Once upon a time in the Kingdom of Esdraelon there lived a young man...

Yes You Can—Teach About the Holy Spirit: Compelled by the Spirit

Another lesson from Acts of the Apostles LYNN WEHNER After Paul’s powerful conversion, he spent his life in dedicated service to God. He brought the good...

Prayer Rocks

Let these decorated rocks prompt students to prayer SARA JONCKHEERE Sometimes in our prayer life (both personal and in the classroom), we can fall into routines,...

Each Priest is a Jacob’s Ladder (a 2-min video explaining the vocation to the...

Bishop Robert Barron ordains Dominican priests in this short video that captures some of the actual ordination, as it offers a call to the...

Youth Ministry as Apprenticeship

Mentoring the skills and dispositions for a vital Christian faith TIMOTHY P. O'MALLEY In youth ministry in the United States, emphasis is often placed on large-scale...

Paper Bag Prayer Book

Keep kids’ prayers organized SARA JONCKHEERE This paper bag prayer book serves as a prayer journal and helps students organize their prayers into memorized prayers, prayers...

Catholic IQ — Test Your Knowledge of Catholic Faith

JOE PAPROCKI Here’s a 20-question quiz on basic Catholic Faith. It contains sample questions such as: Who comes next? Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, _____________. The rising...