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Friday, August 7, 2020

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 Busy Parent’s Guide to Family Faith (Story-telling)

BY SUSIE LLOYD EDITOR'S NOTE: Catechists often wonder, “How much can we accomplish in one class a week?” For faith to take root, it should...

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.

Catechist: “I don’t know all the answers. Why did I say yes?”

A bishop new to his diocese visited the oldest priest in the the diocese and asked him, "What has helped you to stay faithful...

Books for the Littlest Ones – reviews by the Catechist staff

Book reviews compiled by the Catechist staff Little Prayers for Little Ones by Patricia Edward Jablonski, FSP. Illustrated by Becky Fawson (Pauline Media) Introduce the very...

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."

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...

Books We Recommend

The Wolf and the Shield by Sherry Weaver Smith (Pauline Books & Media) In ancient Ireland, eleven-yearold Kieran struggles to find his way in...

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...

Book Reviews (Nov. 2016)

Christmas Fun Bible Activity Book by Lena Lane and Roma Bishop (Pauline Books and Media) This colorful workbook of activities will reinforce seasonal lessons about the...