Thursday, July 9, 2020

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.

Forgiveness: Asked and Offered — Excerpt from Finding Your Spiritual Direction as a Catechist

An excerpt from Finding Your Spiritual Direction as a Catechist By William B. Miller Chapter 7: Forgiveness If you were to ask a dozen people to give...

Parish Leader: “My home life is suffering as a result of parish ministry.”

Like the call to have a regular spiritual practice, the need to "have a life" outside of parish work is essential. It not only...

Recommended: The Parish Emergency Kit + supplement on the abuse crisis

We never know when a tragedy might strike us locally, nationally, or globally. It might be the horror of a nearby school shooting, or...