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Supporting Family Catechesis at Home

A disruptive past year showed us the power of partnering with families for at home catechesis and providing meaningful resources to support family catechesis at home. This...
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Accompanying Catholic Kids in a Digital World: The Driver’s Ed Model

During the third week in October, attention will turn to Digital Citizenship Week. Catholic schools and parishes can help students go beyond digital citizenship to digital...
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Beginning the School Year Prayer Service

Set the tone with students and teachers for a new year of Religious Education. Use this printable Beginning the School Year  Prayer Service  with one class, or an entire...
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Getting Started with a New Year of Catholic Religious Education

Preparation for a new year of religious education classes is an opportunity to reflect and build on the successes of previous years, integrate new initiatives, and provide...
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Resources for Celebrating Catechetical Sunday

This year Catechetical Sunday will fall on September 19, 2021. This year’s theme focuses on healing and comes from words we say at Mass: “Say the Word and My Soul Shall Be...
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Putting Amoris Laetitia into Practice: Ideal and Real Families

This is the first post in a series of articles invites families to put Amoris Laetitia into practice in their family life in honor of the Year of Amoris Laetitia Family...
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Assessing Catholic Faith Formation– Ideas for Parish & School Leaders

In this article we'll explore ways parish catechetical and school leadership can plan for the future by evaluating the past year. Assessing catechetical and religious...
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Virtual Learning for Catechesis in a Post-Pandemic World

Catholic schools and parishes around the country responded with creativity and flexibility to restrictions limiting in-person gatherings and classes. As restrictions ease and...
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Now STREAM-ing: A Catholic Interdisciplinary Approach to Learning

STREAM is an acronym for a uniquely Catholic interdisciplinary approach. In this acronym, each letter stands for a discipline: S – science; T – technology; R – religion; E –...
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Catholic Schools Week Ideas and Activities

These Catholic Schools Week ideas will be a valuable resource as you prepare to celebrate the rich traditions and the incredible value of Catholic education. We've also...
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Catholic New Year Resources for Religious Education

A new calendar year has begun. Each year, its arrival presents an opportunity for self-examination. Resolutions reflect those areas in our lives we want to improve. We can...
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Teaching About the Liturgical Year

Help the children in your home or religious education program learn about the liturgical year and the colors that are used for each season.  In each liturgical year, we...
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The New General Directory for Catechesis: Missionary Discipleship

The new General Directory for Catechesis (GDC) was released June 25, 2020. In this article, we’ll explore how the new GDC emphasizes missionary discipleship and what it all...
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The New General Directory for Catechesis: The Art of Accompaniment

This is the second blog post in a four-part series dedicated to evangelizing catechesis: a key theme of the revised General Directory for Catechesis. See the first post on ...
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Making Inclusion Work in Catholic Faith Formation

All children are God's children and whatever their strengths, needs, or disabilities, we must make it clear to them and to their families that they belong to the Church...
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Remote Teaching and Distance Learning in Catechesis

Once considered futuristic, distance learning in catechesis is suddenly the new minimum operating standard. In the last several months, parishes all over the country have had...
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Ideas for Making Catholic Ordinary Time Extraordinary

Though the word ordinary can connote something commonplace or dull, Ordinary Time is far from mundane! In this article, you'll discover how to make Ordinary Time an ...
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The New Directory for Catechesis: Actions of Encounter

The highly anticipated new Directory for Catechesis was released June 25, 2020. A key theme of the document is “evangelizing” or “kerygmatic” catechesis. This article begins...
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Ideas to Support Encountering Christ in Catholic Faith Formation

We all know that the purpose of catechesis is to help introduce students to the person of Jesus Christ, and then, help invite them into relationship with him, and...
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Catechetical Models for Flexible Catholic Faith Formation

Multiple models of Catholic faith formation allow parishes to serve a larger number of families by offering options and flexible scheduling. Learn about the benefits that...
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Meaningful Technology Integration for Catholic Faith Formation

Digital technology for communication and catechesis has never been more important. When many Catholic faith formation programs have been put on hold for the foreseeable...
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