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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The Constant Conversation with God: 5 tips to get teens started

BY BECKY GROTH  Prayer evokes different images and emotions for different people. There are almost as many ways to pray as there are people to...

Teaching the Art and Value of Prayer

The Greatest Thing We Can Do ERIC GROTH We exist and were created for three reasons: to know, love, and serve Jesus Christ. The Creator made...

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),...

Using Social Media to Share Our Faith with Teens

BY AMY CATTAPAN Instagram and Pinterest might not be the first tool you think of when it comes to evangelization, but when you picture your...

Three Bible Reading Tips from the YOUCAT

BY PAT GOHN The Catholic Church loves the Bible! Catholics call the Bible "God's Word" and "Sacred Scripture" because it is holy and contains what...

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...

A Lot To Offer: a recap of the recent Synod

A look at the Synod on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment KATIE PREJEAN McGRADY I was in the midst of changing my four-month-old daughter’s...

Catholic I.Q.—Quiz Mash-Up: A little on Lent, a little on Youth Ministry

Fun facts about Lent and Youth Ministry DAVID O’BRIEN Here’s a 20-question mash-up quiz combining Lent and Youth Ministry. It contains sample questions such as: ______________...

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...

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...