Faith Formation Volunteers Information

 Volunteer Resources

Basic Information: Click here for a PDF with information about

  • Volunteer Job Descriptions & Guidelines
  • First Day of Class Information
  • Ascension Faith Formation Program Outline
  • Sample Lesson Planning Guide
  • Ideas of Ice Breakers, Games & Classroom Activities

  

Classroom Resources for discussion about Sunday Readings:

Sunday Connection from Loyola Press

Sadlier Connect (Click "This Week's Liturgy" once on the page)

Sunday Readings from the Children's Lectionary (from Pflaum)

 

DIOCESAN SUPPORT FOR OUR MINISTRY

Ministry Formation Conference -DISCIPLES OF WORD, SACRAMENT & MISSION! -  September 16, 2017

Click here for more information about the day!

2017 Workshop Listing in PDF format

Check the conference website, choose your workshops, fill out a registration form and return it to Betsy ASAP!

 

**New: Faith Fit Enrichment Program

 Be checking here for links to the new program and more information.

 
Web Resources You May Find Helpful

First Day of Classes Ideas:

All About You Activities for the First Day of School

*Resources for Back to School (Loyola Press)

 

Publishers:

Sadlier Connect (web-site of our publisher Sadlier which has more activities and information for each of the grade levels)

  • Click on “Let’s Go” in the purple “Sadlier Religion Resources” box. You will be given a list of all of the resources.
  • For grade level specific information, click on the “We Believe Catholic Identity” button.

www.loyolapress.com – specifically mentioned for their information about the saints and stories about them for kids but it also has a diversity of resources

www.faithfirst.com (RCL Benziger publisher)

www.pflaum.com -- seasonal worksheets available by clicking here

https://www.smp.org/resourcecenter -- Resource Center from St. Mary's Press 

 

Advent Links

Lent/Triuduum Links

 

Other Helps

www.americancatholic.org (resource articles that are helpful, especially “Youth Update” newsletters)

www.puzzlemaker.com (to create crossword puzzles, word searches, etc)

www.edhelper.com (to create crossword puzzles, word searches, etc)

www.catholicmom.com (contains worksheets for each Sunday with blanks to have the kids fill out  information about the readings)

http://www.catholicicing.com (ideas for crafts and activities)

Pope Francis 5 Finger Prayer