Resources for All Ages
Resources for Families, Parishioners, and Catechists
Religion Teacher’s Journal
The Family Prayer Poster is a valuable learning resource for the classroom, families and students of all ages. Each poster includes learning the four types of prayer, a game board focusing on family prayer opportunities, and an inspirational family prayer celebration. For information, visit www.rtjscreativecatechist.com.
St. Anthony Messenger Press
St. Anthony Messenger is America’s best-selling national Catholic magazine, published each month by the Franciscan Friars of St. John the Baptist Province, Cincinnati, Ohio. Franciscan Media seeks to spread the Word that is Jesus Christ and to help you grow closer to God in the spirit of St. Francis. Learn more about the subscriptions.
At Home with Our Faith is a newsletter published nine times a year to help parents feel confident in handing on their Catholic faith to their children. This four-page newsletter shares a fresh perspective on Catholic tradition; gives reviews of books, videos and websites for the whole family; has great topics for parent meetings, and has ideas for how families can share faith at home. E-mail any comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or to order subscriptions call 1-800-328-6515.
Christ Our Life, grades 1 – 8, is authored by the Sisters of Notre Dame (S.N.D.). The series offers extensive teacher preparation and resources, music CDs, new lesson activities, family features and more. View online samples at www.ChristOurLife.org/preview.
God’s Gift: Eucharist and God’s Gift: Reconciliation are bilingual sacramental preparation programs for parishes. The programs offer a Program Director Guide, Catechist Guide, Family Guide, Child’s Book and Booklet as well as website support.
Embracing the Vision: Sacramental Catechesis for First Reconciliation and First Communion by Linda Gaupin, CDP, PhD. This resource book includes a CD-ROM with handouts in both PDF and Word formats. There are six short chapters devoted to background information and theological foundations. The bulk of the book is practical: session outlines and presentations and model homilies. For more information visit www.twentythirdpublications.com.
Exploring the Sunday Readings is a resource for breaking open the Word. For samples and ordering information visit www.twentythirdpublications.com.
Our Sunday Visitor
Take out: Family Faith on the Go is a family first, bridge-building mini-magazine to assist parents in focusing on what’s important in their challenging role as primary educators of the Faith. For details visit www.osv.com.
Call to Faith is an online source for lifelong catechesis. This web-based tool can be used for planning, a communication devise, and a structured source of supplemental and core resources. Demo available at calltofaith.osv.com/parish