Quick Tips for Prayer, Ministry, and Teaching
- Planning Ahead: Ten Recommendations for PCLs and Other Ministry Leaders – advice for catechetical ministry leaders when responding to and planning for the new reality brought about by COVID-19.
- Pray Always – prayer resources for families and individuals.
- 29 Ways to Do Ministry when Church is Cancelled by Coronavirus (video and article) – offers ideas for both parents and parish leaders for family faith formation at home.
- 10 Tips for Teaching Religion Lessons to Your Children At Home (article)
- Homeschool Tips For Non-Homeschoolers During Coronavirus School Closings (article) – offers advice for parents and some free printable resources.
- How to Use Google Classroom for Catechesis (Video Tutorial from Diocese of Charleston)
General Resources for Ministry Leaders, Parents, and Families
- USCCB Resources and Others – Resources for Prayer and Engagement during Coronavirus.
- NFCYM Resource Page – a host of resources for everything from tips for working from home to managing small groups remotely, c/o the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry.
- An Evangelizing Family – resources and tips shared and collected by the Archdiocese of Atlanta.
- Strong Catholic Family Faith – Prayer resources and other activities and information for children and families, sponsored by the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL).
Ministry Leader Formation Resources & Webinars
Archdiocese of Atlanta:
- Amazing Parish Surviving or Thriving Webinars – Pat Lencioni and AP leaders offer building blocks to help parishes thrive
- Revive Parishes – Formation resources for clergy and all ministry leaders
- Diocese of Charleston Faith Formation Webinars – For ministry leaders and volunteers
- Family Formation – Tools for raising children in the Catholic faith
- Ave Maria Press Webinars – Professional development webinars for parish ministers
- Catholic Apostolate Center – Various resources offered, including webinars addressing creative ways to use technology and advance the mission of evangelization during this time
- NCEA Webinars – For Catholic education leaders
- NFCYM Webinars – For ministry leaders and volunteers on a variety of topics
- OSV Webinars – On various topics related to the faith and current challenges
- Sadlier Webinars – On various topics helpful to catechetical leaders, catechists, and more
- Sophia Institute for Teachers – Webinars on specific topics with lesson-plan ideas
- Team RCIA – Offers guidance and presentations for RCIA leaders and volunteers
- The Pastoral Center – Resources for ministering amidst coronavirus