Digital Content for Formation at Home
Free Supplemental Curriculum Materials and Digital Content
- FORMED: FAITH AT HOME – FORMED.org is offering free content to families for forty days.
- Ignatius Press: Faith and Life Online (Grades 1-8), MTF: Didache Online (Grades 9-12) – My Catholic Faith Delivered & Catholic Faith Technologies, from Ignatius Press and Midwest Theological Forum. Also see free and downloadable resources for Faith and Life here.
- Sophia Institute: Teaching the Liturgical Year – eLessons for Palm Sunday and the first three Sundays of Easter 2020, Sophia Institute for Teachers.
- RCL Benziger – free access for 60 days to all digital curriculum for your parish. Contact Linda Beckwith, Sales Representative, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Sadlier Religion Resources – various resources available for particular programs.
- Saint Mary’s Press – Activities, reflections, videos, and more for children and teens.
- My Catholic Kids – free access to their Children’s Video Library.
- Tiny Saints – Activities and free printables for children.
- Ministry to Children – online Bible videos, games and coloring pages for Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday.
- Lenten Activities for Children at Catholic Mom.com – at-home materials such as Sunday Gospel Activities, Lenten Activities, and year round lessons.
- Vocations Lessons – online curriculum that teaches students about marriage, priesthood, and consecrated life. Open access through May 8 (teacher login: vocations2020; student login: vocation2love).
- Additional Materials from Publishers including Loyola Press and Bayard Available – This USCCB site provides links to other materials available through the generosity of Catholic publishers.
Select YouTube Videos for Children and Youth
(please be mindful that certain YouTube settings can be open to inappropriate or dangerous content—please check links and monitor viewing appropriately)
Online Resources for Middle School and High School Youth
- ProjectYM Live – a weekly live youth night for teens on Sunday nights.
- Life Teen – full of resources!
- Catholic During COVID-19 – blog with recommendations on how to stay rooted in the faith during this time.
- Lectio Live – a live-streamed digital small group held every Wednesday at 6pm, praying with the upcoming Sunday Mass readings.
- Ascension Presents – short inspirational and informative videos for middle school and high school youth, and beyond.
- Catholic Central – entertaining and informative videos on all things Catholic, by Family Theater Productions of Holy Cross Family Ministries.
- Formation Resources through Faith and Life Online and Didache Online – Catholic Faith Technologies and My Catholic Faith Delivered (as listed above).
Other Resources to Explore
David Bisono (Spanish) – David has a daily podcast, and starting Friday, March 20, he will have a weekly TV show on YouTube. He is also starting a live daily radio show on EWTN. Check his FB page for updates.
Below are links organized under various headings with some overlap with what was shared above—some content is available for free; other content may require a subscription: