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Monday, January 20, 2020

The Vatican Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church, Feb. 21-24, (links)

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I can’t carry a Tune — How can I use music to pray with students?

Tips for Adding Music to Prayer

I can’t carry a Tune — How can I use music to pray with students? KATE DANELUK Years ago, music was considered such an important part...

Praying amidst violence and strife — downloadable prayers to share

Recent news accounts have inspired members of our Bayard team to compose prayers to be shared. When events like the killings at the Tree of...

An excerpt from The Way of Catechesis, by Gerard F. Baumbach

Looking Back 50 Years (or so) at the Documents that Guide Our Ministry An excerpt from The Way of Catechesis By Gerard F. Baumbach Five decades is...

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),...

3 Easy-Breezy Ways to Become a Digital Catechist

by Caroline Cerveny, SSJ-TOSF, D.Min. We are surrounded by our digital tools: mobile phones, tablets, and so much more! Digital tools are a part...

Seven Ways to Create Presentations That Stick

Engage minds, refresh souls, make it a win for your audience LISA MLADINICH It’s five minutes to start time, as they file into the church hall...

First Reconciliation Prayer Bracelet

DIANE QUINTAL Children preparing for First Reconciliation at St. Stephen the First Martyr parish make Prayer Bracelets to encourage them to learn their prayers and...

Celebrating Saints: Francisco and Jacinta Marto—February 20th

PATRICIA MATHSON One day three children were watching their family’s sheep in Fatima, Portugal. Francisco Marto was 9 years old; his sister Jacinta was 7,...

Our Mission Is to Make Parents Disciples

On Reaching Out to your Students’ Parents and Inviting them In JARED DEES If there is one source of complaint or repeated question I can expect...