October 12, 2009 - Volume 2, Number 12
§ The AmericanCatholic.org has an extensive section on the Sacraments. Read more...
§ "Delta is a DVD-based adult education program. Delta is a perfect component to the RCIA or any adult education program you may already be running or it can be used on its own." Read more...
§ Glossaries of Liturgy and Church Terms - There are a number of useful glossaries of liturgy and church terms available online. Read more...
§ Theology Library is one of the oldest and most extensive directory of online resources related to the Catholic faith available online (close to 20,000 links). Read more...
§ Faith Works - A collection of videos showing people, places and programs affecting faith in our everyday lives. Read more...
§ As Paul tells it ... is " a letters based study of what the apostle Paul tells us about his work, his teaching, and himself." Read more...
§ Into His Own is designed as a tool for the historical study of Christian scriptures. Read more...
§ Lectio Divina - This Web page outlines various elements of Lectio Divina. Read more...
Resources for feast days in October:
October 14: Saint Callistus I, pope and martyr - Optional Memorial
Resources on the Sunday Readings
Background articles and commentaries, homilies, children's stories, art, clipart, videos and other resources on the Mass readings for upcoming Sundays:
Download and print these posters. Click on the images to see a large version.
Scripture Cards - Download the PDF files and print a sheet of scripture cards.
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§ Leadership Skills for Catechists by Wanda and Gerard Scheuermann, Ministry & Liturgy Magazine,
§ Use liturgical catechesis to reinforce Catholic identity: The entire liturgy is our primary source of faith formation,
§ Why Catholics don’t share their faith...and what to do about it: Help parishioners talk out loud about their belief in Jesus by Susan Wolf, SND, Today's Parish Minister, September 2009.
§ A new model for ministry: Involve the whole community in faith formation by Mary Birmingham, Today's Parish, Minister, April/May 2009
§ Catechetical Methodology - Teaching Prayerfully , Marianne Cuthbertson and Dr. Caroline Farey, The Sower Vol. 30, No. 3
§ Saints: Living Theology , Sr. Johanna M Paruch, FGSM, Ph.D, The Sower Vol. 30, No. 3 Catechetical Saints, July-Sept 2009 Issue
§ The Eucharist makes the Church , Amette Ley, The Sower Vol. 30, No. 3, July-Sept 2009 Issue
§ Catechesis on Marriage & Family - Celebrate Love: Living Marriage in Full Colour , Edmund Adamus. The Sower Vol. 30, No. 3., July-Sept 2009 Issue
§ I Love to Tell the Story , Raymond Topley, The Sower Vol. 30, No. 3, July-Sept 2009 Issue
§ Encountering Christ - Through the Same Spirit in Scripture ,Dr Andrew Minto, The Sower Vol. 30, No. 3, July-Sept 2009 Issue
§ Employing Digital Media in Catechesis - Technology & Catechesis by Carson Weber, The Sower Vol. 30, No. 3, July-Sept 2009 Issue
§ As I Have Loved You: A Programme for Catholic Education in Sexuality by Dr Gerard O'Shea, The Sower Vol. 30, No. 3, July-Sept 2009 Issue
§ The Heresy of Efficiency - Part 1: The Idolatry of Achievement , Brian Pizzalato, The Sower Vol. 30, No. 2
§ The Heresy of Efficiency - Part 2: The Idolatry of Work, Brian Pizzalato, The Sower Vol. 30, No. 3, July-Sept 2009 Issue
§ How to celebrate name days in the classroom: Celebrate Catholic identity by connecting with patron saints by: Kathleen M. Basi, Religion Teacher's Journal
§ Catholic identity: Community is key to our faith - Apprentice your learners in the way of faith, Religion Teacher's Journal
§ In the Footsteps of the Saints by Jeanne Heiberg, Catechist Magazine, October 2009
§ The Promise of Immortality: Celebrating All Saints and All Souls by Jem Sullivan, Ph.D., Catechist Magazine, October 2009
§ Thanksgiving by Jean Grant, Catechist Magazine, October 2009