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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Using Annual Themes and Class Names

Grow Catholic identity THERESE L. SALAZAR Most of our students come to us after they have been in class all day learning academics. The...

Sr. Josephine Garrett on “Daily Bread Discernment” (8-min. video)

Sr. Josephine Garrett discusses “Daily Bread Discernment” and offers a beautiful talk based on developing a healthy discernment for our vocation.   Photo courtesy of OSV...

Helping Teens Understand Catholic Social Teaching

Why is it so difficult to interest teens in Catholic social teaching?

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...

3 Ways Grandparents and Youth Ministry Go Together

BY ERIC GROTH My paternal grandmother — God rest her soul — was really Catholic, the matriarch of faith in our family. Maybe you can...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...