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Now Thank We All Our God!

November 26, 2008

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I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for allowing me to walk the catechist’s journey with you! I hope you have a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving! My prayer takes the form of one of the most cherished Christian hymns, Now Thank We All Our God! Now thank we all our God, […]

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John Mayer and Saint Paul

November 13, 2008

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As many of you know, I like to use a contemporary song (my “song of the week”) to snare the kids’ attention and introduce the theme of a particular class. This coming Monday, I’m going to focus on the role that Saint Paul played in changing the face of the Church and the world by […]

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Jesus: Wanna Get to Know You

October 27, 2008

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This week’s “song of the week” for my 8th graders is a song from Shania Twain titled, Wanna Get to Know You. As we focus tonight on getting to know Jesus: his world, his words, his miracles, his people, and his death and resurrection, I thought this song would be appropriate. Here’s a sampling of […]

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Song of the Week

September 25, 2008

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I’ve begun a new feature this year to try to engage the young people through the medium of music. Each week, I bring in a contemporary song to play that is related to the theme of what I am teaching. In some cases, I choose a song that articulates the problem that the Gospel lesson […]

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