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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Sri Lanka Bombings on Easter leave 290 dead (with links to resources)

On the highest holy day of the Church year, tragedy struck at two Catholic Churches during Easter Mass, as well as at a Christian...

The Sunday Gospel for April and May

Catechist readers looking for our downloadable PDF for The Sunday Gospel for April and May 2019 have come to the right place. Click on this...

A hymn to Mary, in the wake of Notre Dame’s fire

Just push play and pray along. Suitable for all ages. Thank you to great film-making team at Spirit Juice Studios! Banner image credit: mattabbe / iStock 183305123

Nominations for Catechist Honors 2020 now open!

Catechist magazine and Catechist.com exist to support the mission of catechists, religion teachers, and catechetical leaders throughout the United States. Our annual Catechist Honors feature is a...

Nurturing Family Faith at Home

Important strategies to build up Catholic families JOHN ROBERTO We know how important parents and the whole family are in forming the faith of young people....

Give Up Sin for Lent: Do like Dismas

SUSIE LLOYD On Calvary, on either side of Christ, hung two thieves. Both were equally guilty. Both were sentenced to death. Both had access to...

“Lord, teach us to pray”: Great articles for a prayer-filled Lent

May our Hearts Beat with Christ PAT GOHN Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he had finished, one of his disciples said to...

FOUR WAYS FAMILIES CAN HAND ON THE FAITH; Part 4: Cementing Your Child’s Faith...

MARC CARDARONELLA Liturgy is essential for faith formation. You can talk and look at pictures all day, but liturgy is like a giant object lesson. There are...

FOUR WAYS FAMILIES CAN HAND ON THE FAITH; Part 3: Teaching Your Kids to...

MARC CARDARONELLA In the end the Catholic faith is not set of doctrines. It’s a story. Yes, doctrine is important. However, the true heart of Catholicism...

FOUR WAYS FAMILIES CAN HAND ON THE FAITH; Part 2: Teaching Kids to Pray

MARC CARDARONELLA Prayer is the entryway into the spiritual life. It’s a practice simple enough for a child and deep enough for a saint. Praying is...