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Catechesis in the Third Millennium
This blog is designed to share insights and ideas for carrying out the work of catechesis in a Catholic Parish.
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on Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Best Practices: Staff/Ministry Meetings
challenges, leadership, volunteers, catechetical, dre
I recently read two insightful articles on best practices regarding holding staff/ministry meetings.  One article was called, ?The Joy of Meetings? and the other was ?Getting More Out of Meetings?.  Both articles offer very practical suggestions regarding meetings in general but especially within...

on Monday, May 2, 2011
Renewing Catechist Formation at the Sources
catechist, catechesis, textbooks, catechists, catechetical
What are the Sources? I read an article by Dr. Petroc Willey,editor of the Sower Magazine and deputy director of the Maryvale Institute. In the article entitled: Renewing Catechist Formation at the Sources, he speaks of the sources used in the Catechism of the Catholic Church as vital to forming ...

on Saturday, April 23, 2011
Holy Saturday
Filed under: Lent Tagged: Lent

on Friday, April 22, 2011
His Passion
Filed under: Lent Tagged: Lent

on Friday, April 22, 2011
Jesus Died For You
resources, using, technology, catechists, education
I found this great video about a teen realizing that it?s more than just going through the motions each week at Mass.  Check it out: Filed under: Lent, Media/Technology, Resources for Catechists Tagged: Lent, using media in Religious Education

on Friday, April 15, 2011
Lenten Devotions AND Practices: Serving Others
ideas, lenten, lent
Almsgiving during Lent is what I believe to be the most challenging of the three primary spiritual practices in Lent (prayer, fasting and almsgiving) in the Third Millennium, because everyone is so busy in today?s world.  We barely have enough time to sit down and just be with our family and frie...

on Thursday, April 7, 2011
Lenten Devotions and Practices:Less is More
ideas, lenten, lent
Recently the diocesan newspaper had an article that talked about ?spicing up? your fish during lent in order to not have to eat the ?same old? on Fridays.  That?s funny, I thought a little more bland and same old is what is encouraged during the Lenten Season.  Isn?t less more during these 40 day...

on Monday, April 4, 2011
New Models and Systems
The National Directory for Catechesis speaks about the need in the modern world to ?investigate new possibilities offered by the existence of the new technologies and imagine whole new models and systems if the Gospel message is to penetrate the culture, make sense to the next generation of Catho...

on Friday, April 1, 2011
Lenten Devotions and Practices: Spiritual Reading
catechist, lent, formation
The Season of Lent can be challenging in many respects.  A challenge I experience is to find the time to do some good spiritual reading during these 40 days.  The starting place for spiritual reading is the Sacred Scriptures.  Nothing is more valuable to our spiritual growth in the area of readin...

on Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Catechetical Leader Series: Liturgical Planning
series, catechesis, directory, national, liturgy
But I?m Not The Liturgist What does being a catechetical leader (CL) have to do with liturgical planning?  Many people in CL positions do not have much to do with liturgical planning especially as it relates to the Sunday liturgies or any other liturgy for that matter.  The National Directory for...

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