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Monday, January 18, 2021

Peace in Hard Times: A lesson for families

BY SUSIE LLOYD A beautiful woman travels the world giving talks about God. She talks to an average of 2,000 people per week. Why do so...

Reaffirming the Role of Parents in Religious Education

BY LISA MLADNICH As catechists, most of us have struggled to teach children whose families are, for a variety of reasons, in a woeful state...

Pep Talks for Catholic Parents: An Introduction

When my husband heard the title of book he thought it was a great idea, until I mentioned who the author was. He...

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...

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...

Celebrate the Church Seasons

BY SUSIE LLOYD Happy New Year! Yup—in November. Advent is upon us, and with it comes the start of a new liturgical year. The liturgical...

GRANDPARENTS: Mentors, Teachers, and Role Models in the Faith

BY SR. JANET SCHAEFFLER, OP “Grandparents are the living memory of the family. They pass on the faith; they transmitted the faith to us.” —POPE...

Put Some Divine Music on Your Mental Playlist

BY SUSIE LLOYD You hear music everywhere you go — at home, in your car, in the store — whether you want to or not,...

Teaching Students with Special Needs

BY PAM SCHIFFBAUER Pope Francis has called the Catholic Church to be a welcoming Church. As we welcome our students into our religious education classes,...

15 Ways to Teach Children to Pray

BY NANCY FLANDERS The single most powerful thing Catholic parents can do for their children is teach them to pray. As catechists, we can also...