Free Webinar! Getting Started as a Catechist of Junior High & High School Youth

This Tuesday, August 30, 2011, I will be hosting a Getting Started as a Catechist Webinar for those who teach Junior High or High School youth. There’s still time to register for this free opportunity! To register, click here. In anticipation of this Wednesday’s Webinar for Catechists of Junior High and High School youth, here is a Note-Taking Handout you can download and use during the webinar. If you’re unable to participate at the scheduled time, […]

I Got Mine!

I received my copies of two new and important catechetical resources: the New American Bible Revised Edition (NABRE) and YOUCAT, the new Catechism for Youth. The NABRE includes a newly revised translation of the entire Old Testament (including the Book of Psalms) along with the 1986 edition of the New Testament. YOUCAT is a catechism especially designed for young people, offering a contemporary explanation of the Catholic faith, with a foreward by Pope Benedict XVI. […]

Virtual Symposium on Adolescent Catechesis

Last week, a National Symposium on Adolescent Catechesis was held in Baltimore with 100 invited guests (academics, bishops, practicioners, and leaders of various disciplines related to adolescent catechesis). The goals of the symposium were: to identify factors that affect adolescent faith formation and their implications, to develop a common language that will help establish standards for effective adolescent catechesis and its assessment, to establish tools for addressing the creation of comprehensive youth faith formation programs. […]