• Prodigal Son Revisited

    by Lee Danesco

    It’s no surprise that we all have our own favorite teaching tools. There are those who like to keep the instructional spotlight on sSripture. Others feel they teach best when they include lots of class discussion. For some, teaching joy comes when… read more

  • Exploring the Sunday gospels May 2012

    by Gwen Costello

    May 27Pentecost SundayJohn 20:19-23 For your reflectionOn this glorious day, Jesus said to his disciples: “Peace be with you; receive the Holy Spirit.” Use this greeting for your Pentecost prayer and in the days and weeks ahead. The Holy… read more

  • Exploring the Sunday gospels April 2012

    by Gwen Costello

    April 294th Sunday of EasterJohn 10:11-18 For your reflection“I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and they know me.” Jesus knows all your difficulties, joys, and challenges as a catechist. He is your shepherd, guiding and loving you … read more

  • A new life of holiness

    by Jim Philipps

    “The end is near”? Odd words to use at the beginning of a new school year, but words that are quite relevant to Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians. In this earliest written document of the New Testament, Paul must address the anxious… read more

  • Six classroom activities for learning Scripture

    by Mariette Martineau

    “Lord, send out your spirit and renew the face of the earth….” The Easter season leading into Pentecost offers us an opportunity to look anew at Scripture passages we often take for granted. It is an opportunity to approach Scripture with… read more

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