Keeping Your Students Connected with the Faith

Encouragement to connect your students with local parish youth ministry programs.

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Catholic Colleges in March Madness 2022

Have your students learn about the history and missions of several Catholic colleges.

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St. Valentine’s Day Bingo

This is a fun icebreaker or short activity to break up the class period on St. Valentine's Day.

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Breaking the Silence: A Pro Life Poem

A high school senior shares a Pro life poem.

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Individual Rights and the Common Good

Lead a discussion on how good citizenship means respecting individual rights while at the same time sometimes sacrificing individual rights for the common good, that is, what is beneficial to everyone or almost everyone in a particular…

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Reintroducing the Engaging Faith Blog

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Mini-Units on Contemporary Issues

Ave Maria Press offers free  5-day mini-units that fit within several different theology courses schedules. They are also perfect for a short catechetical lesson in a parish youth ministry setting.Four of the mini-units are particularly…

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March Madness 2018: A Salute to the Loyola Chicago Ramblers

We depart from our usual salute to all the Catholic colleges qualifying for the NCAA basketball tournament, also known as March Madness, to focus on one particular school and team: the Loyola University Chicago Ramblers who will be making their…

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Catholic Schools Week Assignment for High School Students

The annual Catholic Schools Week is scheduled for January 28 to February 3. How will you mark the occasion with your students?One idea would be for the students to write a short essay entitled “6 Benefits of a Catholic High School…

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Jim Caviezel’s Powerful Message for Young Catholics

Jim Caviezel, the actor who played Jesus in The Passion of Christ, told the audience of young Catholics to “shake off their indifference” and “express their faith in public.” This presentation--just under sixteen minutes in…

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