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Thursday, April 22, 2021

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...

“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...

Dealing with Serious Problems within Students’ Families

If you encounter serious problems, don't try to handle them yourself. Alcoholism, child abuse, drug addiction, and other problems may be present in the...

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...

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....

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...

Tips: Share and learn from faithful catechists

April-May 2017 As a 2nd grade catechist I have found that it is so important to be prepared and have everything ready for each...

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,...

Be Still

CONSIDER: We are not called simply to be catechists teaching our faith; we are called to be witnesses of the loving presence of Christ, to...

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...