Saturday, 18 April 2020 15:49

Religious Education Resources for at Home Catechesis

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Many Free and Affordable Catechetical Resources are available to you for at home Catechesis.  

The Word Among Us: Free daily meditations in English | Spanish

Bayard: Liturgy, music, and Catholic Trivia Quizzes

GIA Publications  A categorized selection of video and audio from FORMED for  children missing school, Confirmation, RCIA, and First Holy Communion and more. 

RENEW International - Various free resources: Scripture Resource, reflections for the Sundays of Lent. and resources for small groups.   Tips for keeping small groups connected during times of  social distancing

Oregon Catholic Press - List of Televised Masses, and Music and Inspiration

Ascension Press -a variety of resources live events, podcasts, videos, articles to encourage you. 

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd - Resources to help parents with religious education at home

LaSalle Company/Communications Center - COVID-19 resource page to assist with at-home faith formation

Magnificat - Complimentary online access to Magnificat English, Spanish, and Magnifikid

Sophia Institute Press - at-home learning resources including access to the Spirit of Truth Student workbooks and teacher’s manuals for parish and schools. 

OSV - online access to family catechesis resources starting at PreK level

RCL Benziger - Various Catechetical Resources 

The Word Among Us -Complimentary access to the daily Mass readings and their entire website in English and Spanish

WorshipNOW Publishing - The Angelus live streamed.   Ascend Holy Hour of Hope.  -devotion, music, meditation, inspiration

USCCB - Daily readings, Catechism, and a list of resources for prayer and engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic

Holy Heroes Lenten Adventure - free daily Lenten and HolyWeek activities emailed to you.   and Sunday Mass Prep 

Loyola Press - Activities for the Family: Faith, Family and Fun 

Liturgical Press - Give Us This Day online access

Liturgical Press - Holy Week at Home: Adaptations of the Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil, and Easter Sunday Rituals for Family and Household Prayer

Catholic Icing - Various resources for catechesis in the home  and Weekly Mass Resource for Kids at home 

ChurchPop - How to Create a Sacred Space in your Home -with video from Dan Burke

Sadlier Religion Blog -  Video by Dcn Matt Halbach: Making your Home a Prayerful Space

Life Teen - For Catholic Youth

McGrath Institute for Church Life - How to: Prayerful participation in an Online Mass

McGrath Institute at Notre Dame - For adult faith formation:  2 Free online courses.  1. The Pillars of the Church - explaining the basic doctrines of the faith  2. Saturdays with the Saints, based on their popular game day lecture series.  and other scholarly resources. 

Ignatius Press - Online access to their catechetical series: Faith and Life Series (grades 1-8), Didache Online (grades 9-12), Faith Foundations (Adult Formation)

Traditional Catholic - Traditional Catholic books available for free or near-free Free Catholic Books