PREP – Resource Links

RESOURCE SITES FOR CATECHISTS AND FAMILIES

Sacred Heart Prep Facebook Group  Sacred Heart Parish Religious Education Program group for sharing information related to activities and updates as needed for parents of children enrolled in the program.

Loyala Press Families Catechesis Resources  Christ Our Life offers parents and families materials specifically designed for use at home whether catechesis takes place in the parish, school, or home. From at-home, family friendly lesson plans, to interactive study guides, to the exciting online game Stump the Shepherd, the activities listed below will refresh your own faith while helping you become an active partner in your child’s faith formation.

w2.vatican.va/content/vatican/en.html  This is the official website of the Holy See.  It includes many major Church documents, including some that apply directly to the catechesis, such as the General Directory for Catechesis and Catechesi Tradendae. This site also contains the entire Catechism of the Catholic Church and all of the Documents of the Second Vatican Council.

www.usccb.org  United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: the official website of the Bishops of the United States.  Some important Church documents are posted here, as are the Lectionary readings for each day.  This site also includes the entire text of the New American Bible.

www.phillyocf.org  see under PREP

www.bemydisciples.com Curriculum Series website with Chapter Reviews.

www.catholicmom.com See tabs Education, Kids, Tech Talk Catholic Pinterest.

www.catechistsjourney.com Joe Paprocki shares his journey as a Catechist in blog format…great links…features free webinars.

www.4catholiceducators.com Resources for Catholic Education.

www.osv.com on our Sunday visitor homepage click on OSV4Me and scroll down on Teaching Catholic Kids:  This site if full of free resources foe catechists, including lesson ideas, reproducible, and a question and answer section. This site is sponsored by Our Sunday Visitor, a not-for-profit company that is the world’s largest Catholic publisher.

www.catholiccatechist.org This site is an online community for catechist, some free printable lesson plans, and more.

www.discoveryeducation.com Go to free resources for links to puzzle makers.

www.catholicicing.com craft ideas

www.catholickidsbulletin.blogspot.com  coloring pictures, puzzle sheets

www.americancatholic.org general information, Saint of the Day, news, media, etc.

www.ewtn.com media linkage to radio and TV but also many subsites.

www.wordonfire.org  Fr. Robert Barron-videos, podcasts, articles.

www.dynamiccatholic.com non-profit organization founded by Matthew Kelly whose mission is to re-energize the Catholic Church in America by developing world-class resources that inspire people to rediscover the genius of Catholicism.

www.catholicapps.com …android and Iphone… Laudate is good Catholic Pinterest.

http://cart.pflaum.com/home.php the publishing company we are using for our PREP classes.