Remember...

DotOctober 5, 2014:
Respect Life Sunday

DotOctober 16, 2014:
World Food Day

Dot October 26, 2014:
Priesthood Sunday

 

 Among the Wonderful ("Inter Mirifica")  

  


Praying with Children
 

 

 More Videos

 

 Synod on the Family

 

Lectio Divina Resource Saint of the Day
Test Your Catechism IQ Daily Prayer Online
Daily Mass Readings and Reflections Handing on the Faith: Catechetical Blog
Daily Mass Readings and Reflections Handing on the Faith: Catechetical Blog

Upcoming Events...

DotThe annual Catechetical Forums are being held again this year at Sacred Heart Church, Monroe, and Cardinal Spellman High School, Bronx.  Directors and Coordinators of Religious Education, Parish Catechists and all people interested in Church teachings are invited.

Dot The five part webinar series, Building a Better Disciple, begins on Monday, October 13, 2014, with the topic, Jesus: The Face of Discipleship, which explores what a disciple is through the person of Jesus Christ. Registration is open.

Dot The Catechetical Annual Report will open for collection for religious education programs in the Archdiocese during the month of October.  Directors and coordinators of religious education should make sure that your parish program is represented in the final count due by Thursday, October 30, 2014.  Consult your regional director for more information.

 See our News and Events for all upcoming events 

 

Links to Explore 
 

Adult Faith Formation Website

 

NY Catholic Faith

 

World Meeting of Families

World Meeting of Families 2015 

 

Making All Things New

Making All Things New

 

Archdiocesan Liturgy Office

 

Archdiocesan Office of Liturgy

 

Technology and Safety

 

Faith and Safety
 

 

Religous Vocation Resources

What's Happening...

Dot The Catechetical Office has published a handbook Formation Handbookwhich details the Formation for Parish Catechetical Leaders and Catechists.  It is a handy guide for pastors, catechetical leaders and catechists to explore ways to enrich their faith formation ministry. 

National Parish Religious Education WeekDotNational Parish Religious Education week will be celebrated Sunday, November 2, 2014 to Saturday, November 8, 2014.  It focuses attention on the parish as the hub of lifelong faith formation.  This year's theme is Encountering Christ Every Day ~ Encuentro con Cristo cada día.  Resources and other materials are available at the NCEA website.

Pray the RosaryDot October is the month of the Holy Rosary.  It's a time to remember to pray the rosary, a prayer of meditation and petition, asking the prayerful help of Mary, the Mother of Jesus.  Need a refresher or resources to help teach someone to pray the rosary.  Here's some help.  

Stumbling OnwardDot Jeffrey Essmann, a catechist at St. Francis Xavier Parish in New York City, shares his experience "learning from his third graders" in a recent article called Stumbling Onward in America Magazine.