Catechesis

Thumbnail shutterstock 405561100 APOLOGISTS, CATECHISTS, THEOLOGIANS: WAKE UP!

After perusing the latest Pew Study on why young people are leaving the active practice of Christianity, I confess that I just sighed in...

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Thumbnail school chair credit lia koltyrina shhutterstock cna Are religious teachers being eradicated from Belgian schools?

Brussels, Belgium, Jul 13, 2016 / 02:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Religion classes in Belgium’s French-speaking primary and secondary schools will be...

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Thumbnail catechesis of the good shepherd Children’s religious education: Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Sofia Cavalletti (1917-2011), co-foundress of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, developed a three-level, nine-year method of religious education...

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Thumbnail marriage god s design for life and love screenshot cna 6 22 15 Clearing up the confusion: New film sheds light on beauty, truth of marriage

Ahead of the highly anticipated Synod on the Family in October, many dioceses and Catholic media producers are finding new ways to ramp up their...

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Thumbnail 768 0817 haemi holy ground 08 taketwo Don't reduce the faith to easy answers, pope warns bishops

A deep understanding of our identity as Christians is needed to combat the modern tendency to reduce the faith to superficiality, Pope Francis told...

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Thumbnail chosen series cna us catholic news 3 19 14 New confirmation program aims to transform Catholic youth

Youth minister and Catholic speaker Chris Stefanick says that his confirmation preparation program “Chosen” aims to catechize and evangelize teens...

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Thumbnail vacationbibleschool Our Lady of Perpetual Help celebrates 10 years of VBS

For the tenth year in a row, summertime meant Vacation Bible School was in session at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Downey.  A team of 15...

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Thumbnail pope francis waves to pilgrims during his april 26 2017 general audience in st peters square credit lucia ballester cna Pope Francis: Everything passes – except God's love for us

Vatican City, Apr 26, 2017 / 04:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis said Christian hope, rather than coming from the empty promises...

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Thumbnail pope francis 2 at the general audience in st peters square april 13 2016 credit daniel ibaez cna Pope Francis: having an abortion to keep your figure is a big problem

Vatican City, Jan 11, 2017 / 03:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis issued strong words against worshipping idols, cautioning against...

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Thumbnail pope francis during his may 10 2017 wednesday general audience credit elise harris cna Pope points to Mary Magdalene as an apostle of hope

Vatican City, May 17, 2017 / 03:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- By calling Mary Magdalene by name after his resurrection, Jesus shows us just how personal...

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Thumbnail the coleman family using the jesse box photo courtesy of the jesse box cna 12 19 14 Scriptures come to life for Irish families through Jesse Box

A new initiative out of Ireland is using Biblical dioramas to engage parents and children in Scripture. The Jesse Box, says one of its creators...

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Thumbnail sundayreading 080516 Sunday Readings - August 6 & 7

We are born of the faith of our fathers, descending from a great cloud of witnesses whose faith is attested to on every page of Scripture (see...

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Thumbnail sunday readings 02 17 Sunday Readings for February 18 & 19

We are called to the holiness of God. That is the extraordinary claim made in both the first reading and Gospel. Yet how is it possible that we...

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Thumbnail sunday readings scott hahn Sunday Readings for January 14 & 15

Jesus speaks through the prophet Isaiah in Sunday’s first reading. He tells us of the mission given to him by the Father from the womb: “‘You...

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Thumbnail sunday readings scott hahn beatittudes Sunday Readings for January 28 & 29

In the readings since Christmas, Jesus has been revealed as the new royal son of David and Son of God. He is sent to lead a new exodus that brings...

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Thumbnail cathedral high students The catechesis of discipleship in Catholic schools

Long gone are the days when catechesis meant rote memorization of prayers and theological concepts. Catechists in our post-Vatican II world are...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims during his feb 3 2016 general audience in st peters square credit daniel ibaez cna The Resurrection is more than a wish – it's a reality, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Feb 1, 2017 / 06:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis said the Christian belief in the Resurrection of Christ and in our...

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Thumbnail arnebarbarasahlstrm shalomtv 090916 These converts met the Church through EWTN in the Middle East

Stockholm, Sweden, Sep 15, 2016 / 10:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Arne and Barbara Sahlstrom are a Swedish married couple, both brought up as Lutherans,...

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