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Thursday, April 25, 2019

The top 10 things that every catechist needs to know

by Lisa Mladinich   Prayer and study are essential. As we grow in knowledge and love of God, we become radiant witnesses to his...

Leading DRE: How to Inspire Catechist Formation

by Ken Ogorek “I’ll teach for you, but please don’t expect me to come to meetings, go to classes, or any of that...

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Evaluating the Year

by Kate Ristow St. Paul prayed that the Philippians would “discern what is of value” (Philippians 1:10) as they continued to learn what it...

The Pope’s on Twitter—Are You?

How Can You Use Social Media?

Selecting Your VBS

When you turn your attention to the selection of your parish vacation Bible school, you will find a variety of packaged programs from which to choose.

I Can Use Technology in My Ministry!

"I would like then to invite Christians, confidently and with an informed and responsible creativity, to join the network of relationships which the digital era has made possible. This is not simply to satisfy the desire to be present, but because this network is an integral part of human life."

dotcom for Catechists: Using Technology in the Classroom

We live in a world where the majority of our students are already connected to online technology through mobile devices—wherever they are. As catechists, our challenge is to incorporate technology and media with catechesis so that it makes sense and enhances learning.

“Study this Catechism with Passion and Perseverance.” – Benedict XVI

BY PAT GOHN The Youcat, or Youth Catechism, released in 2010 under Benedict XVI's pontificate, contained an emphatic message from the pope in the foreword: "Study this Catechism!...

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...

Parish leader: “I built it and they didn’t come.”

Sometimes, despite our best efforts, programs fail. Our great ideas are overlooked. What we think should matter to people doesn't. Rather than jumping to...