The Gift of the Magi
Share this short story of love and giving with your students especially during the seasons of Advent and Christmas.l
Classroom Exercise on Trust
This handout will facilitate a classroom discussion around trust and faith.
Around the Clock Discussion Activity
Here is a suggestion to facilitate classroom one-to-one discussion, help students get to know each other, and present a variety of questions to talk about.
Keeping Your Students Connected with the Faith
Encouragement to connect your students with local parish youth ministry programs.
First Day Discussion Starter
This discussion starter is perfect for the first day of a new semester.
The Importance of Dialogue in a Religion Classroom
Discussion among students is a way to help them become more attune to their own faith and the faith of others.
“Gossip is not a work of the Holy Spirit, it is not a work of the unity of the church. Gossip destroys the work of God. Please stop gossiping,” Pope Francis said recently in a talk on the Sacrament of Confirmation.The pope emphasized…
Ask your students: What factors help them to feel at home in a parish community? Put the students into small groups in order to help them identify more specifically what helps them feel at home or would help them feel at home in a parish. Write…
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…
Reflections on Witness: Learning to Tell the Stories of Grace that Illumine Our Lives by Leonard J. DeLorenzo
Catholic adolescents are no different than Catholic adults: Both groups of Catholics often find it difficult to tell their own personal stories of faiths. Leonard DeLorenzo has taught thousands of teens and young adults to think about and share…