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The Bible, Reading, Connections, Moving Forward

As I reflect back on my children learning to read I remember them first learning letters, then words then sentences.  My oldest started reading at 3 we know this because he went on a Ferris wheel and said “don’t rock … Continue reading

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What does the Catholic Church REALLY Believe??

If you are a seasoned Catechist(Religious Education Teacher) you can probably answer some of those types of questions that come up from your students if not perhaps a book like this would get you started: but really?? what do you … Continue reading

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The Importance of Continuing Education for the Religious Educator

With or Without a degree We all(if we are teaching about God, Jesus, and the bible) have had some (or should have had) education along the way, whether our own education growing up or further studies in college or offered … Continue reading

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They’ll know we are Christians by our LOVE

I find it interesting, I have taken several classes both in person and online on Christianity and have been to and worked at several varieties of churches and it always surprises me that some of the cruelest people are those … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the year

well…the religious ed year anyway We review what we’ve learned all year and this year we’ve tried new ways of reviewing We have two products I’ve never used before with 1st graders wipe off boards with handles kinda like this:(except … Continue reading

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50 Ways To Pray, by Teresa A. Blythe

Usually I reserve my book reviews for my “Book Reviews” page, but his one is so appropriate even more so for those of us who teach others to pray I thought it really belonged here.   50 ways to Pray … Continue reading

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All Are Welcome!…are they?

In our churches we have the song All Are Welcome by Marty Haugen All Are Welcome by Marty Haugen Let us build a house where love can dwell And all can safely live, A place where saints and children tell … Continue reading

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Jesus, the real reason we do what we do.

What is our goal as catechist as teacher of religious education as sunday school teacher regardless of grade level What is the goal? It cannot simply be to only teach bible stories to only define the sacraments our goal as … Continue reading

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How Pinterest can help you be a better catechist

  whoa wait there’s too much information there!!!! won’t I get lost? yeah if all you do is type in “religious Ed” you’ll probably get lost so make a plan typically you’ll know what: lessons you are teaching bible stories you … Continue reading

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