Saint Perpetua

Catholic Heroes of the Faith has a new animated series with the first DVD on Saint Perpetua.  The DVD includes a leader’s guide with lesson plans, reproducible student handouts, discussion questions, puzzles, coloring pages and more.  Additional resources available online at   To reserve DVD 0339 go to


Heroes and Legends of the Bible

Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible is an animated series hosted by Charlton Heston.  Some of the stories now available through the Sidney Media Center are Joshua and the Battle of Jericho, Samson and Delilah, Jonah and the Whale, Sodom and Gomorrah. For description and reservation information go to

Digital Catechesis

There are some terrfic video clips on this blog.  Check them out – only if you want to think in new ways!

Company’s Coming

Looking for a process for creating more welcoming parishes?  This is the book for you!  Dr. Richard McCorry outlines a detailed spiritual process that you can follow.  Check out his Center for Parish Hospitality at

Introducing Catholic Prayer for RCIA Leaders: A Companion to The Catholic Way to Pray

A Must-Have for every RCIA Coordinator!

This book by Kathleen Glavich, SND  (Twenty-third Publications) is the “How to Teach Prayer” book you need!  It tells how to teach meditation, Mantras, Catholic Prayers, The Rosary and Praying with others.  Included are web sites and resources on prayer, samples and acitities and guided meditations to copy. 


Sprinkled on every page are Questions (Why do Catholics pray to Mary?), Tips for RCIA Leaders, humorous and insightful Stories and Activities to do in RCIA Catechtiecal Sessions.


Let me know how you have used some of the ideas to teach prayer in RCIA.  Carolyn

Another PowerPoint presentation

Learning About Resources

Learning about resources

Check out one of the PowerPoint presentations from our Catechetical Leaders’ meeting of September 4, 2009