Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Catechist: “I don’t know enough about this week’s topic.”

Perhaps it would be true to say, "We never will." One of the enlivening realities about our faith is that there will always be...

Vacation Bible School: Keeping it Fun and Keeping it Catholic

by Sarah Reinhard There’s a certain irony to me writing about Vacation Bible School (VBS), because while I grew up at a (non-Catholic) church...

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...

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...

Must-Own Books for Catechists

by Sarah Reinhard and the editors at Catechist If you don’t already have a copy of the Catechism of the Catholic Church and at...

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...

The Pope’s on Twitter—Are You?

How Can You Use Social Media?

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.

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."

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.