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Sunday, March 24, 2019

A Jesse Tree Craft Swap

REBECCA RYSKIND TETI One of the nicest traditions to emerge from the quest for appropriate family devotions during Advent is the practice of putting up...

Teacher: “I don’t think I’m reaching some of the students.”

Whatever grade you teach, you may have a student that you feel you never quite reach. You notice the child's constant distracted look or...

Letter to Parents: February

by The staff of Catechist CLICK HERE to download a pdf of this letter (English and Spanish versions). Copyright 2016, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved....

Pornography is one of the greatest obstacles to conversion and discipleship

By Marcel LeJeune Tacking the tough subject of pornography Porn. The mere mention of the word causes many catechists to become anxious. It is a natural reaction to...

Magazines from Bayard

Bayard’s publications reach over a million readers each month to provide information, inspiration, and guidance. Through each one of them, we seek to uphold a single...

Are You a New DRE?

Directors of Religious Education (DREs) are a great blessing to the Church today. New DREs often enter their positions because they are fresh out...

Learning Liturgical Colors and the Ranks of Liturgical Feasts

Many Catholics and catechists may already know this, but it is always helpful to review these concepts and definitions, especially with children. The following...

Men of St. Joseph and the New Evangelization

A Profile of a Parish-based Ministry for Men ZACHARY MORGAN Facilitating relevant ministries for the spiritual edification of men can be difficult. Men’s ministries most often...

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit and Our Use of Social Media

Evangelization Inspiration from Pope Francis ALLISON GINGRAS Social media provides catechists with an effective method of sharing the Catholic faith. Prudent decision making on how...

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...