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Sunday, February 17, 2019

A Family Together: Jubilee of Mercy

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Sacraments: Christ at Work Among Us

People all over Palestine knew Jesus as a powerful healer and preacher. He eventually empowered his Apostles and their successors to continue his saving work. The Seven Sacraments we celebrate today are, at their core, ways in which Christ continues to heal and save his people.

Advice from Master Catechists—January 2014

Master catechists answer questions from readers.

A Family Together: Name That Sacrament Activity Page

Sacraments are wonderful gifts from God that show us how God is present in our lives.

Teaching the Sacraments with Digital Creativity

Computers, laptops, smartphones, tablets, interactive whiteboards, apps, blogs, and tweets: Technology is part of our everyday lives at home, in school, and in the parish. Technology is here to stay, and it can be a great gift in ministry!

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.

The Liturgist as Catechist: An Interview

Catechists aren’t liturgists! Yet, the National Directory for Catechesis tells us that catechists are called to promote “an active, conscious genuine participation in the liturgy of the Church, not merely by explaining the meaning of the ceremonies, but also by forming the minds of the faithful for prayer…” (n. 20, #2).

Advice from Master Catechists – January 2013

Master catechists respond to questions from readers.

Sacraments and Catechesis: Building-Blocks of Faith

In the fourth century, Augustine declared that Sacraments are sacred signs. Throughout the history of the Church, Sacraments have been connected to Christ as revelations of God and signs of grace. The histories of the various Sacraments are rich. For our purpose, we will reflect and build upon what the Second Vatican Council proclaimed about the Sacraments.

Leading Us Home: Teaching about God’s Gift of Grace

The theme of CATECHIST's January issue each year is the liturgical life of the Church and the Sacraments--what they mean to us as Catholics and the different ways we can teach about them in our classes. The United States Catholic Catechism for Adults emphasizes that that the Sacraments have a visible and invisible reality (see page 168).