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Friday, June 14, 2024

T.H.I.N.K. Before Posting, Texting, Snapping, or Viewing

A lesson plan on media mindfulness SR. NANCY USSELMANN, FSP With children as young as six years old today accessing the internet through smartphones, catechists and teachers...

Family Meditations for Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Vigil

By Deanna Bartalini Editor's Note: A free downloadable printable of these meditations are available by clicking this link: Triduum Meditations for Families. Catechist 2020 The three days of...

A Family Together: Jubilee of Mercy

by Jean LarkinCLICK HERE to download a pdf of this activity.   Copyright 2015, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved. This article is protected by United...

“Bless me, Father, for I have no idea what I am doing…”

Facilitating a positive experience of confession for young people SR. BRITTANY HARRISON, FMA As a convert, my only exposure to the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation...

Catholic I.Q.—Quiz Mash-Up: A little on Lent, a little on Youth Ministry

Fun facts about Lent and Youth Ministry DAVID O’BRIEN Here’s a 20-question mash-up quiz combining Lent and Youth Ministry. It contains sample questions such as: ______________...

Teaching the Lord’s Prayer: “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive…”

JAMES BLANKENSHIP “As the Lord has forgiven you, so must you also do.” – Colossians 3:13 In this petition we ask God to forgive us our...

The Bread Rises

Easter is a reminder for us all to be the leaven in society.

Nicholas Black Elk, Catechist: cause for canonization opened

At their annual meeting, the USCCB voted to open the cause for canonization for Nicholas Black Elk, a Lakotan medicine-man whose conversion led him...

Liturgical Catechesis and the Eucharistic Revival – Pflaum Gospel Weeklies

By Joan McKamey Parishes and dioceses across the U.S. are participating in the National Eucharistic Revival in a wide variety of ways. Apart from special...

The Word of God—A Living Force

Practical Strategies for Working with the 2009-2010 Catechist Formation Program