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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Engage First Communion Parents

LEISA ASLINGER My first year as a catechetical leader was one of the most difficult of my life. For months, I dreaded answering the phone,...

It’s Really About the Parents

You sign up to teach fifth grade, only to find out that you're having as many conversations and answering as many questions with parents...

A Catholic Curriculum for the Christmas movie “The Star”

Going to the movies to see "The Star"? Maybe its something for your entire class or your family? The National Conference for Catechetical Leadership and...

Good for the Family: The practice of blessing

BY EILEEN MORGAN What do we think of when we think of a giving a blessing? Something a priest might do in church… or a...

Profile: Special Needs Catechetical Program at Holy Family Parish, Stow, Ohio

BY LAURA YEAGER Children are a gift “Special needs children are a gift to us. We have to do the best we can to help them,”...

Parents and You: Forging a Strong Partnership

A sure key to success as a catechist is the relationship you forge with the parents of your students. Working as partners, you and parents help the children grow in faith.

Dealing with the Difficult

I stood in the back of church with 120 restless children. These young children, about to receive their First Communion, were waiting for the signal to begin their procession down the center aisle.

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....

Catechist Web Activity: Letter to Parents

by Catechist CLICK HERE to download a pdf of this letter (English and Spanish versions). Copyright 2015, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved. This article...

YOUR HOLY FAMILY

BY DOBIE MOSER The Holy Family inspires trust, courage, and obedience on the path to holiness Married couples often look back at their wedding day and...