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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Have a Blessed Thanksgiving

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Be an Authentic Witness

The truth of catechists’ lives confirms their message in the classroom

#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...

Template for Prayer Bag Craft

Download this template to use with the craft found in Catechist magazine, February, 2019. Click on this link: Paper Bag Prayer Book Templates

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...

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...

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...

Bringing Healing to a Wounded Church

BY JOHN BURGER Fr. Thomas Berg had just finished celebrating morning Mass. The faithful had left the church, and Fr. Berg was locking up. As...

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...