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Thursday, January 23, 2020

What I learned at FETC!

By Sr. Caroline Cerveny, SSJ-TOSF Wondering what FETC stands for? It is the Future of Educational Technology Conference! I’ve been attending this conference since 2003....

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CATHOLIC CHURCH ESSENTIALS: The Vatican Website - great for researching papal documents, homilies, events, or searching the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Canon Law, and...

PDF: “Being versus Doing”: A Retreat for Catechists

Here's the PDF of this article that appeared in Catechist magazine, October, 2017. Click on the link below to open the PDF, then select print...

An excerpt from The Way of Catechesis, by Gerard F. Baumbach

Looking Back 50 Years (or so) at the Documents that Guide Our Ministry An excerpt from The Way of Catechesis By Gerard F. Baumbach Five decades is...

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...