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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Children on Mission

A Church-sponsored Approach for Engaging Children in the Missionary Task MAUREEN CROWLEY HEIL Each year, through the programs and lessons of the Missionary Childhood Association (formerly...

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...

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...

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...

Living as Missionary Disciples — by Bishop Robert J. McManus

Being Urged on By the Love of Christ Bishop Robert J. McManus “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the...

More Than Math!

How Catechists Teach Differently Than Any Other Kind of Teacher Jared Dees When I first started out as a religious educator, I used to be envious...

Top 10 Myths About Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church, presented by Dr. Thomas...

Here are two important resources from Psychology Today and Thomas G. Plante, PhD, ABPP regarding the clergy sex abuse crisis: an article and a video....

Ways a Catechist Might Pray

Question: Are there some specific ways that I might pray personally in my role as a catechist? SR. JANET SCHAEFFLER, OP OFFERS THIS ANSWER… Many...

Calling Others to Decide for Christ

Catechists as Missionary Disciples Marcel LeJeune Imagine, for a moment, the perfect Catholic disciple. What would that person focus on? What would they be passionate about?...

Convocation 2017: Catholic Education and Catechesis Recap

Notes From the Session Panelists Thomas W. Burnford & Margaret Matijasevic The 2017 Convocation of Catholic Leaders on July 1-4 in Orlando was a historic gathering...