Category: Teachers Resources

Transmitting the Catholic Faith: The Vocation of a High School Religion Teacher

Transmitting the Catholic Faith: The Vocation of a High School Religion Teacher

To teach the Catholic faith, on any level, is a calling from God, a calling that requires our generous response. To teach the Catholic faith is also a tremendous privilege for we are being...

Preparing Children for their First Holy Communion

Preparing Children for their First Holy Communion

Requirements for First Holy Communion First Holy Communion The Church of St. Agnes Prayers Sign of the Cross Hail Mary Our Father Glory Be Prayer to Your Guardian Angel Prayer Before Meals Prayer After...

Preparing Children for the Sacrament of Penance

Preparing Children for the Sacrament of Penance

How to Make a Good Confession 1. Begin with a good examination of conscience – (see below) Think about all that you have learned about the Ten Commandments, the Beatitudes, the Corporal and spiritual...

Preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation

Preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation

Confirmation Pre-Requisite Knowledge Saint Agnes Catholic Church – CCD Program Ten Commandments Ability to name the Ten Commandments including an explanation of each. Included are the two great commandments as taught by Christ. Sacraments...

Recommended Religious Education Series

Recommended Religious Education Series

“Faith & Life” Religion Series “Image of God” Religion Series Both complete series available in texts and teacher’s manual. Prices vary from grade to grade. Excellent Resources for the Sacraments for Reconciliation and Holy...

PASSING ON THE FAITH: A RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT WORKS

PASSING ON THE FAITH: A RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT WORKS

by Sr. Marianne Alpha, C.V. With the publication of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, there is a greater emphasis on catechetics. During the past few years there has been much negative press about...

Speaking to Children about Abortion

Speaking to Children about Abortion

by Father Frank Pavone At the start of the homily, I asked for a volunteer from among the youngest, smallest members of the congregation. Sharon, who was about six, came forward. I had her...