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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Embracing Digital Media

BY ERIC GROTH Catechesis is the act of passing on the faith. While Wikipedia defines digital as “usually referring to something using digits, particularly binary...

Advent Activity for Dec. 8, Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary

Catechists: Use this activity to explore the themes of today's Gospel with teens. A downloadable PDF of this page is available at the bottom...

Ideas for Increasing Effectiveness in Multicultural Adolescent Catechesis

BY MARY LOU ROSIEN The teens we minister to come from every conceivable background and situation. No two are exactly alike and none have the...

Dear Jesus…

“Honor your father and your mother.” (EXODUS 20:12) TERENCE HEGARTY Dear Jesus, I have now been grounded for a week! My parents are so unfair! Growing up...

You’re Significance to God – an inspiring 2 minutes with Chris Stefanick

Bookmark this for your next retreat, or to share with your students in class, or youth ministry.

Teens Using Social Media to Reach and Teach Teens

MARY LOU ROSIEN It often feels as if technology has left some of us adults behind — with Snapchat, Instagram (Finsta- a ‘fake’ Instagram),...

How to Approach Mass – a 4min. video with Chris Stefanik

Suggested for middle school, high school, and young adults. This short talk was given at World Youth Day in Krakow, 2016.   Image credit: Screenshot from...

“Study this Catechism with Passion and Perseverance.” – Benedict XVI

BY PAT GOHN The Youcat, or Youth Catechism, released in 2010 under Benedict XVI's pontificate, contained an emphatic message from the pope in the foreword: "Study this Catechism!...

Plan a Mini Retreat

Connie Clark When my teenager returned from his confirmation retreat, I wondered if I could create a similar experience for my younger students on a...

Diving Deep: The Legacy Behind Your Parish

BY DANIEL THOMAS      The idea of helping your students learn about their parish is an outstanding one. It involves something that they have...