Teacher-Catechist Resources

Fun Prayer Activities for Summer

Fun Prayer Activities for Summer

This newest in our series of activity booklets can help parents fell good about giving their children activities to feed their faith. Puzzles, games, and activities for ages 6-11 teach about general prayers of praise, thanksgiving , and sorrow for sins, plus specific devotions like pilgrimages and novenas.

 

Gifted by God - A Confirmation Retreat Kit DVD

Gifted by God - A Confirmation Retreat Kit DVD

This DVD contains all the materials you need to run an optional full- or half-day retreat at the end of your program. It is an ideal companion to any sacramental preparation program, whether in the parish or school.

 

Lessons, Activities and Prayers on What Makes Us Catholic

Lessons, Activities and Prayers on What Makes Us Catholic

Enriching Faith Series

This creative and practical resource introduces young minds and hearts to the wonderful ways of being Catholic. Each activity includes background for catechists, materials lists, reproducible blackline masters, lesson starters, instructions, prayers, and options to extend the activities.

*Reproducible/activity books are not returnable.

 

Lessons, Prayers and Activities on the Teachings of Jesus

Lessons, Prayers and Activities on the Teachings of Jesus

Enriching Faith Series

An engaging activity book helps teach young children about Jesus’ teachings on loving God and neighbor.  The activities, reproducibles and prayers cover everything from the Sermon on the Mount and the Beatitudes to the Golden Rule and the Our Father.

*Reproducible/activity books are not returnable.

 

Pep Talks for Catholic Teachers

Pep Talks for Catholic Teachers

Encouragement, Support, Guidance. Perhaps a lesson plan doesn't work, a parent sends a disheartening email, or you hear bad news about a former student. This empowering booklet is full of good advice and practical wisdom from a veteran teacher and education leader. With understanding and sympathy, she offers counsel, a prayer to say, and a brief action to take that can help you transform a teaching day into the gift it's meant to be.

 

33 Mass Lessons and Activities for Young Children

33 Mass Lessons and Activities for Young Children

This practical book is a treasure trove of easy, meaningful, and enjoyable ways to introduce children to each part of the Mass and show them how the Mass connects with daily life.

 

70 Church Year Lesson Starters for Kids and Those who Teach Them

70 Church Year Lesson Starters for Kids and Those who Teach Them

With craft projects, service ideas, games, small group sessions, prayers, ideas for exploring Scripture, and more. Organized by season.

 

Called to Change the World

Called to Change the World

Pope Francis inspires young people to go out and change the world. This brief, empowering booklet can help them take that important first step by following Mary’s example of saying “yes” to God’s plan.

 

Change it Up!

Change it Up!

Over 150 Creative Catechetical Ideas to Add Variety to Your Lessons

Includes ideas from taking attendance and to the opening prayer to keeping the children fully involved and engaged

 

Finding Your Spiritual Direction as a Catechist

Finding Your Spiritual Direction as a Catechist

Filled with excellent tips and wonderful reflections, this book will help the catechist of any and every level re-engage and re-energize their spirituality so that sharing the Good News will be fulfilling and life-changing for catechist and student alike.

 

Let Us Go Forth

Let Us Go Forth

Geared to junior high and high school students, this book of prayer services follows the liturgical year with beautifully crafted prayers that will resonate with young people and help give them a deep experience of the faith we share.

 

Teaching Kids to Respect Others

Teaching Kids to Respect Others
The epidemic of bullying and disrespecting others fills the news each day. In this excellent and important book, Kevin Dowd offers catechists and parents practical and prayerful ways to help our children learn about and deal with issues of respect, bullying, and prejudice.