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Monday, August 19, 2019

Cultivate Quiet Moments

BY SUSIE LLOYD As a busy mom, my default setting is work; it goes everywhere with me. But last week I blew it. I got...

Lovely Lady Dressed in Blue

By Susie Lloyd Catholics are big on Mary. We place her statue in our front yards, hang her rosary from our rearview mirrors, and wear...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Evangelizing Parents: First Things First

As a parent myself, I know that parenting responsibilities are all-reaching and overwhelming. Parenting experts stress that if a child is to be healthy, then wholesome food must be served at home and exercise must be a part of family life. If a child is to become academically successful, the home is responsible for fostering a love of learning. Parents are called to lead by example.

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.