Teacher-Catechist Resources

How to Talk to Children About The News

How to Talk to Children About The News
This booklet guides parents and catechists to help children learn how the words we use, the looks we give, the food, clothing...
 

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.

 

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

 

Catechetical Crafts for the Liturgical Year

Catechetical Crafts for the Liturgical Year
Enhance your catechetical lessons with beautiful imagery of the Church's liturgical seasons by having your students create these delightful, age-appropriate crafts! Arranged by month and liturgical season to help you plan, each craft includes an objective, prayer, list of simple supplies, and detailed instructions. 
 

30 Creative Classroom Crafts, Lessons, & Prayers

30 Creative Classroom Crafts, Lessons, & Prayers

This practical resource for catechists and teachers is filled with 30 hands-on activities that can turn ordinary lessons into meaningful rituals. Guaranteed to make the faith come alive for those you teach.

 

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.

 

Who me, Evangelize?

Who me, Evangelize?

We are all called by our baptism to evangelize—to share the faith with others. But what exactly does that mean? Ringing doorbells and handing out tracts? Buttonholing people at the airport, supermarket, or work to talk about Jesus?

 

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.

 

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.
 

The Bible is a Library

The Bible is a Library
This glossy, 20” x 28” poster of the books of the Bible is an excellent tool for journeying through the Bible with your students.
 

First Eucharist Activities - Intermediate Grades

First Eucharist Activities - Intermediate Grades

Reproducibles are in four sections: We Celebrate, We Prepare, We Listen, We Break Bread, We Make a Difference.

32 pages, 8 ½’ x 11”

 

First Eucharist Activities - Primary Grades

First Eucharist Activities - Primary Grades

Reproducibles are in four sections: We Belong, We Listen and Believe, We Pray and Remember, We Share and Follow Jesus.

32 pages, 8 ½’ x 11”