Catechists In Action – Meet Dan Ward!

It’s time to get back to our Catechists in Action series where we get to be a fly on the wall, observing everyday catechists performing their ministry. I’d like you to meet Dan Ward, a 7th grade catechist at Most Holy Redeemer parish in Evergreen Park, IL. Dan is a high school teacher and coach in the Chicago Public School system. I’ve been talking recently about the image of the catechist as coach and Dan personifies […]

Catechists in Action – Nick Greets His Students

Here’s another brief clip of my visit to catechist Nick Yonto’s 5th grade class that shows him continuing his preparations as the students arrive. Watch as Nick: fills the board with prayer responses, definitions, and directions that he will refer to throughout the session spends a few moments preparing the computer and video screen to show an image of the Last Supper about half way through the class. interacts with students as they arrive, drawing […]