Painting Jesus: A Reflection for Artists and Catechists

In an increasingly diverse American church, how should we use images of Jesus for teaching children? One artisan reflects on her own experience & methods.

Your Quest? Find the BEST Contextualized Tools for Adult Education!

Introduction Congratulations! As a participant in today's training, you have been selected by The Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland to join the Adult Education Resource Evaluation Team (AERET). Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to find a lesson plan or resource to use from The Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland's Contextualized Curricula.... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Easter Vigil at Home?

Guest post by Marcia Mattern. Check out her blog "I wonder why." Enjoy the Liturgy of Light as a Family Please enjoy this page of directions. Make a model Paschal Candle! View more photos & instructions Each year in the first session after Easter, we make the Atrium a place extra special for the children.... Continue Reading →

What I Teach My Children About Race

By request, here's how I approach the emotionally and politically charged topic of race in a simple and matter-of-fact way with my elementary age kids. Caveat: You do not have to move to adopt this approach. I don't expect all my readers to share my worldview on life. But I will say that these are... Continue Reading →

Pandemic Preparation for First Holy Communion… at Home!

Adapting to change, celebrating the sacrament of initiation, and keeping our eyes on the eternal Light of Christ

Family Bible Study: Week 5

Is your heart ready to receive the Supper of the Lamb? This is the last of a 5-week BIble study for families to prepare at home.

Family Bible Study: Week 4

How do we respond to being invited to the Supper of the Lamb? One Roman Centurion gives us a beautiful prayer.

Rich Mom, Poor Mom: An Amateur’s Guide to Investing in Stocks

A couple friends have started investing in stocks recently. When the Stock Market is down is actually a good time to buy in, but you have to be careful. Here are some important questions to consider before jumping in: Where do I start? First, you need a good handle on math and to learn the... Continue Reading →

Family Bible Study: Week 3

As we prepare for 1st Communion, let's remember the forgiving love that the father has for us.

Family Bible Study: Week 2

How can families prepare for First Communion at home? Part 2 of 5 in a sample Bible study for this special time.

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