Teacher-Catechist Resources

How to Talk to Children about Making Good Choices

How to Talk to Children about Making Good Choices
Connie Clark offers great suggestions for talking to your children about telling the truth, accepting responsibility, fairness and sharing, understanding rules, keeping promises, asking forgiveness, respecting differences, caring for creation, and why right thinking is important.
 

How to Talk to Children About the Holy Spirit

How to Talk to Children About the Holy Spirit
In this booklet Anne Krane offers great suggestions for talking to children about the role and gifts of the Holy Spirit and the many ways we can see the Spirit working in the world.
 

How to Talk to Children about the Mass

How to Talk to Children about the Mass
Tom Quinlan gives solid advice for how to make the Mass more accessible and relevant to even the youngest child.
 

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.

 

Love My Neighbor Calendar

Love My Neighbor Calendar

God loves us! And God's love is something we can share! This 30-day calendar can help us become more aware of others' needs and grow in loving service to other people.

 

Love Thy Neighbor - Adult Prayer Card

Love Thy Neighbor - Adult Prayer Card

This pocket-sized prayer card features an image of the Good Samaritan and encouraging words from Luke 10:27 on the front. A "Prayer for My Neighbor" is printed on the back, a handy reminder that we are all family, children of our heavenly Father, who asks us to love and care for one another.

 

Love Thy Neighbor - Children Prayer Card

Love Thy Neighbor - Children Prayer Card

This colorful prayer card helps children to remember that we should pray for a care for all people, everywhere. We are more than neighbors; we are all God's Children.

 

Planning for RCIA: Tips and Advice for a Successful Program

Planning for RCIA: Tips and Advice for a Successful Program
These booklets can help coordinators, DREs, and parish staff stay organized and on top of their many responsibilities, from communicating with parents and team members to managing catechetical sessions, to planning the big day—the liturgical celebration itself.
 

Planning for Restored Order: Reconciliation and Eucharist for Older Children

Planning for Restored Order: Reconciliation and Eucharist for Older Children
These booklets can help coordinators, DREs, and parish staff stay organized and on top of their many responsibilities, from communicating with parents and team members to managing catechetical sessions, to planning the big day—the liturgical celebration itself.
 

Planning for the Catechumenate for Children: Tips and Advice for a Successful Program

Planning for the Catechumenate for Children: Tips and Advice for a Successful Program

These booklets can help coordinators, DREs, and parish staff stay organized and on top of their many responsibilities, from communicating with parents and team members to managing catechetical sessions, to planning the big day—the liturgical celebration itself.

 

Self Care for Catechists

Self Care for Catechists

20 Practices to Enhance Your Well-Being

Every catechist knows that working in the church is not a 9-to-5 job.

 

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.