Looking for live catechist support? The pilot explains what live streaming is, what Catechist Stream is, and how we will support catechists.
Steve and Matt will share key insights that will help you rediscover the purpose and joy of being a catechist.
Steve and Matt offer tips on how to work the “3 Ps”: personal prayer, planning your lessons, and engaging your parents.
Steve and Matt offer an overview of why dioceses are engaging in a synodal process, and what this work might mean for the future of catechesis.
Steve and Matt offer 3 reasons why it is important for catechetical leaders to plug into the synodal process and what some of the benefits will be.
Steve and Matt share 4 objectives of Synod 2023 that will affect catechesis going forward.
Steve and Matt speak with National Catholic Conference organizers to learn more about what will be happening with their conference in 2022.
Steve and Matt dive into the math of Lent to grow closer to Jesus and the Church.
Steve and Matt investigate the legend of the Shamrock, a simple method used by St. Patrick to catechize about the Holy Trinity.
Steve and Matt offer support by providing an abundance of spiritual practices (little faith habits) to share with your families during Lent.
Steve and Deacon Matt highlight some of the features you will definitely want to have in your next curriculum purchase!
Steve and Deacon Matt address the challenges and opportunities associated with adopting technology, along with 3 key considerations.
Easter is just beginning. Steve and Deacon Matt discuss the highlights of the Easter season and its focus on mercy.
Steve and Deacon Matt explore the lighter side of our faith with funny, but surprisingly relevant tidbits of information.
Steve and Deacon Matt talk about Jesus as the model teacher and share stories about teachers who have impacted their lives.
Steve and Deacon Matt interview awardees from NCEA 2022 President's awards.
In this episode, Steve and Deacon Matt discuss why Mary is venerated as the perfect disciple and reflect on the custom of May Crowning.
Our final video of the Tasks of Catechesis series explores introducing disciples to community life and inspiring them to live as active members in faith as part of the Church.
In the fourth video of our Tasks of Catechesis series, explore the task of teaching prayer with a focus on the different ways to pray.
Our third video of the Tasks of Catechesis series explores the task of forming disciples for life in Christ with a focus on moral vision and knowledge of the heart.
The second video of our Task of Catechesis series explores the task of initiating into the celebration of the mystery with a focus on the importance of liturgy and sacraments.
In this first video of our Task of Catechesis series, explore how catechists can lead disciples to the knowledge of the faith.
In this episode, Steve and Deacon Matt discuss goal setting, assessment tools, and catechist evaluation.
In observance of Memorial Day, Steve and Deacon Matt highlight the themes of remembrance and gratitude as critical to discipleship.
In this episode, Steve and Deacon Matt explore the mystery of Pentecost, life in the Spirit, and how to grow in relationship with the Holy Spirit.
Deacon Matt and Steve will discuss what The Eucharistic Revival is, the kickoff beginning on the Feast of Corpus Christi, and why.
Steve and Deacon Matt discuss Catholic Social Teaching, share resources to support working against racism, and talk about the origins of Juneteenth.
To keep families focused on their faith this Summer, Steve and Deacon Matt showcase free family faith resource kits.
Steve and Deacon Matt discuss how Christ frees us and how being a disciple calls us to move from independence to relying on Christ and each other.
In this episode of Catechist Stream, Steve and Deacon Matt explore the Textbook Taboo and share if and why catechetical textbooks are helpful in student engagement, relationships, and learning.
In this episode, Deacon Matt discusses how spiritual reading can help you to grow in your faith. He also introduces three book titles that will inspire your faith this summer!
Steve and Deacon Matt interview Joyce Guris, an experienced DRE who shares her best advice for prepping for the new school year. Part 1
This week on Catechist Stream, Steve and Deacon Matt will continue discussing topics essential for prepping for the new school year. Part 2
In this episode, Steve and Deacon Matt highlight the struggles parishes face when catechizing families and offer some practical helps.
In this episode, Steve and Deacon Matt emphasize the importance of DREs and Adult Faith Formation coordinators working together.
In this episode, Deacon Matt talks about Mary’s role in the life of faith and offers practical ways to help your students “unwrap” the gift that is Mary.
In the first episode of a two-part series, Steve and Deacon Matt examine the student digital experience.
Steve and Deacon Matt discuss the connection between faith and sports, with tips to support families as partners in the team of Christ.
In the second, and final episode of a two-part series, Steve and Deacon Matt present strategies that support the digital learning experience.
In this episode, Steve and Deacon Matt reflect on Catechetical Sunday and describe how sharing ourselves with others is essential for sharing Christ with others.
In this episode of Catechist Stream, Steve and Deacon Matt explore the lighter side of being a catechist with satirical but poignant skits.
In this episode, Steve and Deacon Matt will talk about the importance of fostering a devotion to the Eucharist and how we can do it by following three simple steps.
Charleen Katra, Exec. Dir. of the Natl. Catholic Partnership on Disabilities, talks about best practices for catechizing diverse learners.
In this episode, Steve and Deacon Matt solve this problem with the help of the Directory for Catechesis and its new term "evangelizing catechesis."
Join Steve and Deacon Matt as they take a Catholic look at the supernatural world, one that is full of angels, demons, souls, and saints this week on Catechist Stream.
Sometimes Advent gets a bad “wrap.” But Steve and Deacon Matt are here with tangible ways to enhance the Advent season.
In this episode, Steve and Dcn. Matt highlight a few ways you can share the Good News with family members this Thanksgiving.