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Friday, February 15, 2019

Catechist Self-Evaluation Assessment form

Many times, we need help in evaluating the readiness of volunteers for their role as a catechist. Here is one tool that may help....

Casting Seeds — Ideas to Draw Your Students’ Parents Toward Deeper Faith

By Daria Sockey It’s the great joy of being a catechist, the thing that makes you want to come back each week: proclaiming the Good...

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...

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...

Letter to Parents: March

by The staff of Catechist CLICK HERE to download a pdf of this letter (English and Spanish versions). Copyright 2016, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved....

Letter to Parents: February

by The staff of Catechist CLICK HERE to download a pdf of this letter (English and Spanish versions). Copyright 2016, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved....

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...