Our Call as Catechists: How to Enlist as Witnesses for Jesus with our Families

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The Church has called on catechists to “enlist witnesses for Jesus.” As the first catechists of their children, what does this call mean for parents? by Cindy Coleman Although Catechetical Sunday has passed, the reminder still endures that by virtue … Read More

Make Ordinary Time Special with Your Family

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“It’s ordinary time,” my son lamented. “Nothing exciting until Advent.” But as astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno reminded me, ordinary time is special in its own way. Here are six family faith practices to make ordinary time special with your family.   … Read More

A Presentation on the Treasures of the Catholic Church

  How do you teach kids about the beauty of the Catholic Church? Here’s a simple (but effective) lesson plan.   This presentation is the companion piece to Becky Arganbright’s article, A Lesson in Teaching Kids the Unique Treasures of the … Read More

Three Ways to Live out the Beauty of Your Child’s First Holy Communion

Now that your child’s first holy Communion day has come and gone, what should you do next? A veteran catechist offers three practical and doable suggestions for parents.   by Cindy Coleman   First holy Communion day was beautiful and … Read More

Five Ways for Parents to Prepare Children for First Holy Communion

How can parents best help kids prepare for their First Holy Communion? A veteran catechist offers five key strategies. by Cindy Coleman The focus of many of my hours every week from September to May is being a catechist in … Read More

Table Catechesis: Feeding Your Kids, Body and Soul

  It’s important to take time explain the faith to your kids…but how do you find the time? Take a cue from Jesus himself, and try a little “table catechesis.”   by Jerry Windley-Daoust   Here at Peanut Butter & … Read More

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