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Friday, April 10, 2020

Have a Blessed Thanksgiving

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First Communion Prep Tips: Adaptations for Children with Special Needs

By David and Mercedes Rizzo Holy Communion is one of the main ways we encounter Jesus. Preparation for First Communion is an important focus of...

Formation of Conscience

A useful and informative video from the folks at Catholic Central. Suitable for middle-schoolers and up! Reminder: Always pre-screen videos to be sure their content is...

Developing Inclusive Learning Environments

Tech tips and the universal design for learning ANNABEL DOTZMAN Today’s classrooms contain a diverse mix of students, each with unique talents, needs, and levels of...

Leading DRE: Improving Communications with Parents

A bridge for relationship and growth COLLEEN R. VERMEULEN As catechetical leaders, we experience firsthand the reality that “parents are the principal and first educators of...

Lend a Hand, Lift a Heart!

MARY ANN DOBBS 'Lend a Hand, Lift a Heart!' was the theme for the religious education program at St. Roch Parish in Flat Rock, MI....

A Catechism Update!

Pope Francis revises teaching on the death penalty to better reflect the sacred dignity of the human person — and promote a culture of life PAT...

#Scripture in Your Pocket

Bible apps and Instagram accounts to bring the Word of God to your device SR. BRITTANY HARRISON, FMA Although I have many goals for my spiritual...

Lesson Plan Template

Here is a handy Lesson Plan template from the 2019-2020 Catechist Handbook and Planning Guide. You can download the template by clinking on the...

Easy-to-make Crafts to Support Lessons about the Sacraments

Here are some links to easy-to-make craft projects to accompany lessons on the seven sacraments. Each link will open a new page. Seven Sacraments: Seven Sacraments...