Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Celebrate Baptism as Children of God Craft

SARA JONCKHEERE Through Baptism we become children of God and are claimed for Christ. While many of our students do not remember their own Baptism,...

Advice from Master Catechists—January 2014

Master catechists answer questions from readers.

Set Apart: Teaching the Sacrament of Holy Orders

There's almost nothing my parish loves more than a seminarian or, better yet, a seminary deacon—a man in the final phase of preparing for ordination. These men, usually young, seem to bring out the best in us.

Anointing Prayer Card

Send uplifting prayers and Bible verses to the sick SARA JONCKHEERE Help the parishioners in your church who are sick and receiving the Sacrament of Anointing...

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...

Celebrating the Gift of Faith: Mystagogy on the Revised Roman Missal

As the Church in the United States prepares to implement the Roman Missal Third Edition, the Eucharist leads catechists to reflect on the many ways in which they will contribute to this vital moment in the Church's life.

The Legend of Saint Nicholas: A Read-Aloud Story for Young Children

Today we honor St. Nicholas on December 6. We imitate St. Nicholas when we share the gift of love and friendship with everyone we know, and when we help people in need.

Take Home Sacraments

Sacramental preparation plays a significant role in the life of most Directors of Religious Education.

Peeps from Sheep: Animated video on Confession

Peeps from Sheep #4 - White as Wool from Catholics Come Home on Vimeo.

3 Quizzes on the Sacraments — from the “Catholic I.Q.” archives

THE SEVEN SACRAMENTS Here’s a 20-question quiz on the sacraments. It contains sample questions such as: Who baptizes people in the Catholic Church? The___ were the...