Steve Botsford explores ways any teacher or catechist can effectively use technology to boost student engagement.
Become evangelizing difference-makers by answering the call to be a catechist and proclaim the Good news of Jesus. Tom Quinlan shares practical suggestions.
Using storytelling and theological interpretation, Deacon Doctor Matthew Halbach defines mercy and proposes attitudes and actions for building a more merciful Church.
Deacon Matt Halbach discusses the relationship between catechesis and the art of accompaniment, or how we are to evangelize.
Daniella Zsupan-Jerome explores theological foundations for the ministry of catechesis in the digital age, considering our digital culture beyond the latest technologies.
Enhance catechetical programs and get families participating regularly in worship! Connect liturgical catechesis and family celebrations with tips from Kathy Hendricks.
Catechesis is ever the same in message, yet ever changing in delivery. Paul Sanfrancesco, MEd, and Lou DeAngelo, EdD, explore how technology shares the Christian message.
Discover exciting and innovative strategies to help your students find God in all things through creative play with presenter Shannon Chisholm.
Can an encounter with the Catechism lead to an encounter with the living Christ? Explore this and other questions related to the Catechism with Sister Maureen Sullivan.
Donna Eschenauer shares ways that collaboration can elevate and propel your sacramental program to new heights.
Sue Muldoon explores options for structuring family religious education that help parents to partner with their child’s catechist and empower them to grow in their faith.
Learn ways catechists can support parents’ efforts to enkindle faith in the home and keep them engaged in the catechetical life of the parish in a presentation by Kathy Hendricks.
Scott Kasch presents Sadlier’s sacramental preparation app, which combines technology with ritual, and includes original music and powerful video clips.
Kathy Hendricks presents a meaningful Lenten experience reflecting on six witnesses of Jesus’ Passion and Death and the connections each one makes to our own experience.
Carole Eipers shares key developments of catechesis’ history and reveals how to integrate these essentials into new efforts in ministry work today.
Kristin Witte presents developmentally appropriate ways to help children respond to the Church’s call to protect life and serve vulnerable people both locally and globally.
Transform the “merciful moments” of daily life into a legacy for families with Kathy Hendrick’s view of mercy in action through the lens of family life.
Discover tips, tools, and best practices from Charlene Katra that will make inclusion in your ministry more effective so that the Body of Christ is complete!
Discover the power of ritual in the life of the baptized as Tom Kendzia presents liturgical catechesis as the heart of faith formation and a challenge to live the message of Jesus.
Kathy Hendricks examines essential elements of catechesis. Create artful, empowering, inspiring environments that gather children to learn, practice, and express faith.
Reflect on the different stages of children’s spiritual development and find ideas for supporting each person’s special brand of spirituality with Sister Rosa Monique Peña.
Donna Eschenauer explores the ongoing reality of the “outpouring of the Holy Spirit” and the profound meaning that this holds for our everyday lives.
Kathy Hendricks examines different ways to pray, offers strategies to fit prayer practices into daily life, and presents ideas for teaching others various ways to pray.
Kathy Hendricks and Jim Devlin provide a tour of Sadlier’s sacramental preparation series including resources to support, enhance, and expand immediate preparation.
Barbara Sutton, DMin, explores the saints illuminated in the Saint John’s Bible, their place in the early Christian Church, and what their lives mean now in the 21st Century.
Michael Howard, MA, explores all four Gospel readings for Advent, highlighting the signs revealed in Sacred Scripture for the coming of the Son of Man.
Sister Janet Schaeffler explores the characteristics of a child’s spirituality as well as things we can do—as catechists, teachers, and parents—to nurture that spirituality.
Now is the time to emphasize the call of discipleship. Mike Carotta distinguishes teaching for discipleship from past approaches and practices that can help us all keep heart.
Donna Eschenauer provides an overview of the revised ritual for the Sacrament of Confirmation and offers practical tips seeing Confirmation as a journey, not a destination.
Successfully include diverse learners in faith formation. Charlene Katra shares best practices to fully include people with disabilities and their families.
Deacon Doctor Matthew Halbach shares ways understanding has grown between mainstream Protestants and Catholics thanks to the modern ecumenical movement.
Ignite the imagination of your young disciples. Barbara Sutton shares how to facilitate the process of sacred listening, seeing, contemplating, and praying with the Word.
Charlene Howard, MA, explores how Missionary Discipleship can serve as a framework for embracing, cultivating, and being enriched by the diversity in our Church.
Discover seven steps to successfully start essential adult faith formation in your parish from Janet Schaeffler, OP.
Connect themes of Catholic faith and family with Tom Quinlan. Invite parents to conversion in Christ and help them bring children to the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Colleen Moore, MDiv, shares how to form innovative catechetical leaders with practical approaches and adaptable resources for a variety of ministry settings and budgets.
Learn how to accompany those immersed in a digital world. Andrea Chavez-Kopp, MEd, shares best practices for using technological tools to foster discipleship.
Kathy Hendricks explains how the family plays a vital role in passing along the faith and how the tasks of catechesis are most often carried out within the course of daily life.
How does your parish prepare students with disabilities to celebrate sacraments? Charleen Katra, MA, shares her ideas to make the preparation process a joyful experience.
Meet God at Mass in Word, Meal, and each other with a presentation from Tom Kendzia, who shares how "love one another as I have loved you" is possible when we pray well as a community.
Time is our most valuable gift. What’s the best way to use time in your catechetical setting? Susan Kay explores this question and offers suggestions to use time wisely.
Discover tools for catechesis in the digital age. Lori Dahlhoff, Ed.D., explores educational practices, backward design and micro-learning, that effectively form faith.
Kathy Hendricks shares ways to plan and lead creative, engaging, deeply spiritual retreat experiences for parishioners of all ages and in any setting.
Explore Sadlier’s Believe • Celebrate • Live immediate preparation program for Eucharist and Reconciliation. Engage catechists, parents, children, and the whole community.
In this 3-part Masterclass with Steve Botsford, MBA, MRE, you will discover how to create, share, and assess a flipped catechetical lesson for your religion education classes.
Donna Eschenauer shows that the conferral of the gift of the Holy Spirit in Confirmation begins a life-long journey as true witnesses to Christ.
Sarah Shutrop, MA, examines millennials’ interest in social justice and explores ways the Church may offer experiences to lead them into deeper relationship with Christ.
Lori Dahloff, EdD, explores catechist formation and the three things every catechist needs to know today.
Kathy Hendricks, MA, offers ways to encourage family faith through ritual and find new ways to incorporate prayer into the home.
Deacon Matt Halbach, Executive Director of Catechesis, presents Christ In Us—Sadlier’s innovative catechetical series designed to support catechetical leaders in evangelization and catechesis.
John Collins shares ways to creatively engage families and accompany them on a family faith journey with Sadlier’s NEW Christ In Us!
Deacon Matthew Halbach, PhD, and Steve Botsford demonstrate ways Christ In Us can be customized for multiple models and flexible lesson planning.
Harness the benefits of technology for religious education and form students as digital disciples with Andrea Chavez-Kopp.
Kathy Hendricks shares creative ways to teach about the lives of the saints and apply them to young disciples’ daily lives.
Andrea Chavez-Kopp offers strategies to reimagine your religious education programs and support more families in this on-demand masterclass.
Unpack what the new Directory for Catechesis means for parish catechetical programs.
Watch Deacon Matthew Halbach and Andrea D. Chavez-Kopp to discover what the new Directory for Catechesis means for Catholic Schools.
Steve Botsford presents strategies and tips for using video to amplify your catechetical sessions, engage your students, and increase comprehension
Kathy Hendricks examines the purpose of catechesis and offers creative ideas to help families pass on the Catholic faith during challenging times.
Deacon Matt Halbach presents how your catechetical program can align to the new Directory for Catechesis with Christ In Us.
Pope Francis made a landmark statement on catechesis. Learn what his decree, Antiquum Ministerium, means for your ministry.
Dr. Gerardo ‘lalo’ Salazar discusses the growth of Hispanic catechetical leadership in the U.S. and how it is transforming the Catholic Church.
Deacon Matt Halbach guides us in preparing our hearts and minds to receive the love of God this Advent season.
In honor of the 60th anniversary of Vatican II, Sister Maureen Sullivan examines Vatican II, Synodality, and the future of the Catholic Church.
Steve and Deacon Matt discuss the connection between faith and sports, with tips to support families as partners in the team of Christ.
Scottie Biggs guides a discussion on today’s challenges in youth ministry and how we can use them to grow in our faith.
Steve & Deacon Matt welcome Charleen Katra, Executive Director of the National Catholic Partnership on Disability.
Deacon Matt discusses Blessed Carlo Acutis, his life and love of Christ, and practical ways to foster devotion to the Eucharist.
Sometimes Advent gets a bad “wrap.” But Steve and Deacon Matt are here with tangible ways to enhance the Advent season.
Experience an Advent Retreat that fills you with love in anticipation for Jesus’s birth. Led by Deacon Matt Halbach.
Steve & Deacon Matt help us see how Christ is with us this season and explore the true essence of Christmas.
n this episode, Steve and Deacon Matt will highlight the feast day of the Baptism of Jesus and offer three tips that will help you embrace your call to catechize.
As we get closer to Lent, Steve and Deacon Matt teach us to get our spirits ready for a time of reflection and prayer.
The month of March is here and we are ready to talk about St. Patrick and his techniques for discipleship, evangelization, and catechesis.
Discover how the catechumenate inspires catechesis with Franciscan University’s Dr. Scott Sollum.
In this 3-part Masterclass, learn what The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church means for you from Deacon Matt Halbach and Bishop Andrew Cozzens.