You are welcome to use this Catholic Schools Week prayer in any school promotional materials, prayer services, school newsletters, emails, or webpages. Please cite the prayer with a link back to this website: www.thereligionteacher.com. Almighty Father, You sent forth your Son as a beacon of hope for all people. As Teacher, he has given us [...]
The 2012 Catholic Schools Week theme is “Faith. Academics. Service.” I’m happy to welcome another excellent collection of ideas and activities from two master teachers and employees of the Alliance for Catholic Education, Jennifer Dees and Meghann (Robinson) Kirzeder. They have come up with some amazing ideas that should be useful for an entire school, [...]
What is the most important factor in a good Catholic faith formation program for teens? The National Initiative on Adolescent Catechesis recently published an interesting report on adolescents and emerging adults in the Catholic Church. The study is based on the influential study by Dr. Christian Smith known as the National Study of Youth and Religion (NSYR).