Helpful Websites for Catechists and Catechetical Leaders
Blogs and Discussion Groups
Blogs are written by the members of the NCCL Evangelization Committee and invited guest authors exploring approaches, practices, resources, and programs.
join as we talk and teach about true discipleship, as we find ways to help teachers, parents, catechists and students articulate the gospel message so that others will better understand it. A ministry of RCL Benziger.
A blog designed to share insights and ideas for carrying out the work of catechesis in a Catholic Parish.
Joe Paprocki of Loyola Press gives idea and tips, solace and encouragement to catechists. You may subscribe to email delivery.
Although the goal of this site is to celebrate Catholic motherhood and to learn and share about topics related to faith and family, you may find a lot of ideas here.
Inspiration and resources for Catholics.
Tools for Catechists
A webinar by Victor Valenzuela, Sadlier National Consultant.
Understanding copyright issues for catechists and leaders, and where to find copyright-free images.
Helps to become a better catechist.
A blank lesson plan that catechists can use to create a catechetical session.
Have fun by creating your own comic strips. Great homework assignment.
Create, share, and buy your own customized motivational posters.
Create presentations that you can present from anywhere with an Internet connection.
A free puzzle generation tool for teachers, students, and parents. Create and print customized word search, criss-cross, math puzzles, and more-using your own word lists.
Create word search games for the classroom or home.
Websites for Catechists
Catechism of the Catholic Church in electronic transcription.
Serves and supports catechists as you bring the light of our Catholic Faith to others.
Boston College provides solid theological resources on the Catholic faith in magazine, video, web and podcast formats.
Official magazine of the National Catholic Catechists Society.
Assisting pastoral leaders in deepening collaboration with one another and providing formation and apostolic opportunities.
A gateway to activities, lesson plans, simulations, prayer services and other resources that explore global issues through the lens of Catholic Social teaching.
Ideas, inspiration, and resources are the focus of this online resource for catechists.
PowerPoint presentations that catechists can use in the classroom; you can show them on the Internet or download.
Explores and shares the close connection between reason and faith as revealed by new discoveries in physics and philosophy.
A PowerPoint presentation for the classroom on praying the rosary in English and Spanish.
Seeks to assist Catholic teachers and catechists by providing them with information and easy access to resources. links, handouts, lesson plans and other resources.
a variety of online resources for catechists in a variety of formats.
Daughter of St. Paul, Sister Rose Pacatte offers video reviews of current movies along with discussion questions for class.
promotes liturgical catechesis.
offers practical resources and teaching strategies to help religious educators transform the lives of the young people they teach.
the teachings of the Catholic Church in an authoritative form.
the Knights of Columbus provide resources on many topics of Catholic belief and doctrine.
The most current listing of religious education texts and series that have been found in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church; published by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops.
the Catechism of the Catholic Church in question and answer format.
the identity of the catechist, his/her selection, formation and spirituality; basic apostolic tasks and finally, the economic situation, from the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.
Statement of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops recommitting to the development and support of the catechetical ministry. (Issued June 16, 2000)
USCCB's "best practices" for Church personnel using social media in ministry.