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Features of the Month
What is Escape Exodus Mission Impossible?
Involve your 8-12 graders in fun activity lesson
Find clues to objects in a room in order to "escape"
Learn the story in the Book of Exodus
Reinforce previous learning about the Mass
Build community using a team approach
Find the session plan here
Developed by Cheryl Smith, St. John the Envangelist, New Hartford
Share the Journey: Love Your Neighbor
Pope Francis will launch a two year campaign on September 27 entitled SHARE THE JOURNEY. The USCCB will support the Pope’s approach here in the US with Share the Journey: Love Your Neighbor. Catholic Relief Services offers a great deal of resources to assist us in bringing this to our parishes and community, check out CRS.org or sharejourney.org. Perhaps your parish might host a poster contest after presenting the lesson plan inviting our young people to explore who their neighbor is!
Week of Prayer and Action for Migrants and Refugees - October 7-13
Resource Library for Catholic Leaders here
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops offers teaching to further understand this year's theme, "Living As Missionary Disciples".
NCCL, NFCYM, NCEA, and CRS will accompany catechists in unpacking Catholic Social Teaching and its direct link to the Baptismal call of missionary discipleship for the seasons of Advent, Lent, and Easter.
Missonary Discipleship: A Discipleship that Reaches Out
Catechetical Digital Toolkit is a valuable resource from NCCL and many partners in catechetical ministry
Families At the Center Initiative
Join the growing number of parishes who are implementing these new approaches into their faith formation programs.
How do we minister to families in our current time and culture? A national presenter and catechetical innovator on the topics of faith formation and digital catechesis, John Roberto can lead you to new ways of serving people of all ages in our parishes. Here is the interview from a recent workshop day and link to the
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