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Catechist Resources

This page is for the use of our dedicated, amazing catechists.  Here you will find information useful in your catechizing and evangelization.  You will also find information and websites that we, collectively, have found helpful in enriching our own faith and lives.

 

 

ALL CATECHISTS RECEIVED HARD COPIES OF THE FORM THIS SEMESTER!! Catechists, if you would like to use the traditional method of hardcopy paper forms, please let Dennis know and he will have them ready for you!

 

 

Click here to go to the website (Catechist's Journey) dedicated to catechists.  Catechist's Journey has areas that help catechists in their unique role within the Church.  The site is run by Joe Paprocki, DMin.  Joe is a nationally recognized author, catechist, and trainer of catechists.  Joe Paprocki's  Master of Divinity degree is from St. Mary of the Lake University in Mundelein, Illinois.

Washington County Crisis Intervention Team -  for confidential mental health assistance call 1-866-906-6565 Toll Free  - 24 hours a day/7 days a week - run by Washington County Human Services Department.

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE 1-800-TALK (8255)

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION WEBSITE

Positive Image Center of Washington County Website - Contains helpful information about teen and family support groups and activities in Washington County.  They have a teen support group that meets at Perc Place (Coffee Shop Side) in Hartford, every Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 pm.  For more information, or to register, please contact Rebekah at 262.338.1323 or 262.339.1235, or Rebekah.namiwashington@gmail.com.

Eight Kinds of Smart - from RCL - Resources for Christian Living

A list of various resources via websites.

Advent Resources from RCL Benziger (our textbook publisher)

Advent in the Classroom from Catechist's Journey

Advent Resouces from Catechist's Journey

Advent/Christmas RE Lesson from Children's Ministry Magazine

Christmas Resources from RCL Benziger (our textbook publisher)

Christmas Resources from Catechist's Journey

Lent Resources from Catechist's Journey

Easter Resources from Catechist's Journey

The Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Sacrament of the Eucharist: Basic Questions and Answers from USCCB

Lifelong Faith

Faith Formation Learning Exchange

The books that are used in our classes also have websites with an amazing amount of information available to you!

 

Grades 4K through 8 - Blest Are We: Faith and Word Edition from RCL Benziger.  Blest Are We has additional information for each grade level for students, parents, and catechists.  Click here to go to the Blest Are We website.  Then check the banner at the top of the page for students, parents, or catechists.

 

Reconciliation: Pardon and Peace has a number of resources that go along with the book.

  ~ There is an online family guide.  Click here for younger grades (Primary) in English, or here GUÍA FAMILIAR en línea.

  ~ There is also an online family guide for those in older grades (Intermediate).  Click here, unfortunately it is in English only.

  ~ There are also additional worksheets for the younger grades.  Click here.

  ~ Additional activities for families, click here.

  ~ Chapter-by-chapter guide for the younger grades (Primary), click here.

  ~ Chapter-by-chapter guide for the older grades (Intermediate), click here.

The 10 Commandments and the Beatitudes

 

Eucharist: We Give Thanks and Praise has a number of resourses that go along with the book.

  ~ One is an online family guide.  Click here for younger grades (Primary) in English, or here GUÍA FAMILIAR en línea

  ~ There is also an online family guide for those in older grades (Intermediate).  Click here, unfortunately it is in English only.

  ~ There are also additional work sheets available for both the younger and older grades.  Click here.

 

The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth Resources

 

Confirmation: Filled with the Holy Spirit, they proclaimed the Lord Jesus has a number of resources that go along with the book.

  ~ Faith-sharing ideas for Candidates and Sponsors.  Click here.

  ~ Activities and reflection for Confirmation: Filled with the Holy Spirit.  Click here.

  ~ Candidate/Sponsor Conversations.  Click here.

 

SAFEGUARDING INFORMATION

Safeguarding Grade Level Class Curriculum Sheets for Catechists from The Archdiocese of Milwaukee

 

EVALUATION FORMS

4K & 5K  Evaluation Form

Grades 1 - 8 Evaluation Form

Grades 9 - Confirmation Evaluation Form

 

MATERIALS ON WORKING WITH PARENTS

Whiteboard Wednesday: Partnering With Parents from youthministry.com

 

HELP WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

USCCB's Social Media Guidelines

Archdiocese of Milwaukee's Social Netwoking Policy and Guidelines

Digital Catechesis is a global network of faith-based ministeries created by Sr. Caroline Cerveny, SSJ.  It is a worldwide community for advancing the effective use of technology in all areas of faith formation.  Here you can find videos useful in faith formation.  You are also encouraged to upload videos that you have used in faith formation to share with others.

Movie clips that illustrate and inspire - Wingclips.  View ideas for inspirational movie clips from many of your favorite films.  Along the left side of the website, you can see a list of ideas of movie clips on a particular theme, genre, or scripture passage.

 

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