Saturday, May 25, 2019

There Are Different Gifts: The Ministry of the Coordinator of Religious Education

In recent years, many professionally trained catechetical leaders who are most often known as Directors of Religious Education (DREs) have been replaced by parish Coordinators of Religious Education (CREs).

Our Amazing Summer

A Family Together

Celebrating Saint Damien De Veuster

Servant of the Sick Feast Day: May 10

Parting Gifts

Looking for an end-of-the-year activity that can motivate your students to live the faith all summer long? Try this easy-to-plan lesson that begins with student interaction and ends with the creation of parting gifts targeted for use in the vacation months ahead.

Mind, Heart, and Hands: A Triangle Approach to Learning and Life

When teachers I recruited and trained in an upstate New York district gave me a pendant made up of many triangles, I knew they got my message. I had frequently spoken of a "triangle" approach to religious education that reached the whole child: mind, heart, and hands.

The Word of God: Pastoral Applications

Our series, "The Word of God: A Living Force," has been a journey of accessing, experiencing, understanding, celebrating, studying, and listening to the Word of God.

Complete-A-Project Bible Search: Jesus, the Good Shepherd

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search Activity is for teacher and students (grades 4-6) working together.

The Word of God—A Living Force

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

Catholic Olympic Games: End-of-Year Review

Channel your group's energy into a fun and memorable way to sum up the year's religious studies: Hold the 2010 Catholic Olympic Games in your classroom.

At Home with the Easter Season

This is the season of lengthening daylight hours and the greening earth's growth and renewal.