Understanding Sacraments with Poetry
Some of the most important things in our lives are things that we cannot see. Using poetry can help us grasp the invisible treasures of the Sacraments.
Advice from Master CatechistsJanuary 2012
What are good reasons to combine our parish RE program and Catholic school First Communion celebrations? How can I help students select meaningful, memorable saint names for Confirmation?
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.
Baptism: More than Washing Away Original Sin
Many generations of Catholics have thought that washing away Original Sin is the reason for Baptism.
Take This Ring: Teaching the Sacrament of Matrimony to Middle Schoolers
by Kate Ristow For an activity that will help students understand the interrelationship between friendship and choosing a marriage partner, see the end of...
Take Home Sacraments
Sacramental preparation plays a significant role in the life of most Directors of Religious Education.
Sacraments and the Domestic Church
A young couple I know, with a three-month-old daughter, recently came to see me.
A Reflection on the Name “Father”
YOUR NAME IS FATHER...
Loaves and Fish: Eucharistic Generosity
Who doesn't like food?