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“Can I Pray for Narwhals?” – And other favorite survey responses

By the Catechist Staff Top Answers from our Catechist Survey, Spring 2017 Our most recent survey of catechists yielded insightful and entertaining replies. Here are some...

Explaining Baptism and Confirmation

One of the traditional images of the church is that of the ark. In this model, the goal is to get everyone on board,...

Tips from Around the Web

  FROM THE RELIGION TEACHER: Middle and high school students ought to know about the Catechism of the Catholic Church. This lesson plan teaches them what...

A tip from Amazing Catechists

  FROM AMAZING CATECHISTS: If you use a tablet in your classroom, here’s a teaching game you don’t want to miss. This review of the Catholic...

Prayer for Families: February, a month dedicated to the Holy Family

During the month of February dedicated to the Holy Family, and particularly on St. Valentine's Day, let us pray for an increase of true,...

The Main Thing

The Main Thing When I write my own lesson plans, I always write "Main Thing" at the beginning and the end of the page. What do...

Tip of the Month: Classroom Management

Jennifer Fitz is a catechist and a writer and her book, Classroom Management for Catechists is highly recommended. Need some instant tips? Her free downloadable...

What’s your best teaching tip? 2018 Catechist Honors winners respond

What’s your best teaching tip?  A catechist must understand who their audience is, and adapt the presentation to ensure the message is understood as intended....

More tips from 2018 Catechist Honors Winners

What’s your best teaching tip? We are a faith that is filled with stories. Use real-life experiences of your own, your family and friends, and...

Holy Spirit Moments

We asked our Catechist Honor Winners: What is your best teaching tip? Many of them remarked on how important it is to stay open to...