The ABCs of Teaching Your Kids to Read the Bible

Do your kids know their Bible? Knowing the Bible is essential to knowing Christ, the Church says. Fortunately, you don’t need to be a Bible expert to teach your kids to read the Bible, says The Catholic Children’s Bible editor Brian Singer-Towns. … Read More

Lectio Divina for Kids: Teach Your Kids to Pray with Scripture

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Teach your kids lectio divina, the ancient practice of praying with Scripture. Here’s what to do, including a guided prayer service and resources to help. This article is adapted from Lectio Divina for Teens: Reading God’s Messages to You; The Catholic … Read More

How to Preview the Sunday Scriptures with Your Kids

  Preview the Sunday Scriptures with your kids so they can better hear the Word of God during Mass—and yes, even younger children can benefit from the practice. Here’s what to do.   by Jerry Windley-Daoust   For many years now, … Read More

Two Hands-On Ways to Teach Children Bible Stories

  Here are two more hands-on, Montessori-based strategies for family catechesis; this time, we look at teaching children Bible stories.   by Heidi Indahl In an earlier column I shared a few ways that we incorporate play into our family catechesis. We … Read More