Tagged: Confirmation catechesis

A walk-through our Confirmation session… 0

A walk-through our Confirmation session…

Catechists love hearing about how other catechists or other parishes ‘do things’. In fact, although I’ve never done it, I would love, one day, just to sit in on another parish’s Confirmation programme as...

Weddings, Relationships, Love, Teenagers 0

Weddings, Relationships, Love, Teenagers

The past month has been Wedding Month for me: I feel like I know the Rite of Marriage by heart. My sister and a close friend have both got married, and both were incredibly...

Another 5 Quick Takes 2

Another 5 Quick Takes

-1- One of the highlights last week was our session on relationships and chastity with our Confirmation group. We were really blessed to have two wonderful youth evangelists with us who are very gifted...

Christ-centred catechesis 0

Christ-centred catechesis

Christmas is the perfect time to think about how Christ our Saviour needs to be central in our lives (a lifelong work) and therefore, especially, in our catechesis. We all know that Christ-centred is...

Teenagers will be teenagers 0

Teenagers will be teenagers

Yesterday late afternoon I was on a bus from Chelsea heading back down south over the river. It was the time of day when kids were on their way home from school and I...

Peer Ministry 0

Peer Ministry

One thing I have learnt through my involvement with Youth 2000 is that nothing works better than young people evangelising young people. This was how my own conversion happened. My parents could have told...

Effective catechesis 2

Effective catechesis

How often do we focus on ‘what we need to teach’ above ‘what is actually being learnt’? This distinction really struck a chord with me when I stumbled across this excellent resource which for...

The Ecclesial Method 8

The Ecclesial Method

The holidays continue! In this week between returning from Germany and heading off for Madrid, I am still reflecting on the many, many things I learnt and received at the St John Bosco Conference....

Confirmation Catechesis 3

Confirmation Catechesis

This time of year is really quiet in the parish. Families are already spending their weekends outside London. For catechesis, this is a time of preparing catechists and programmes for next year. As with...