Children and Family
Covid-19 Resources

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE AMIDST UNCERTAINTY 2020

Catechetical Services Document: Preparing to Reopen Faith Formation This Fall 

Here Comes 2021: 7 Things Every Leader Should be Preparing for Now

Ten Ways to Reach Out to Those in your Ministry and Build on your Relationships

7 Ways Top Leaders Stay Encouraged

Five Leadership Styles for Weathering Crisis

5 Tips for Fighting Pandemic Fatigue in Ministry

The Blueprint for Hospitality

Relationships Begin with Welcome (video of Zoom session)

CHILDREN AND FAMILY FAITH FORMATION

 

Sensory spaces for Kids in the Covid-19 Church

Tips for Catechists Doing Faith Formation Remotely (Video)

Children's Ministry Tool Box

Pillowcase Prayers

FAMILY BIBLE CHALLENGE: Engage your family with scripture. There are six sessions available, in English and Spanish. Families can join at any time!

LOYOLA PRESS: The Sunday Gospel Connection     English Click Here           Spanish Click Here

THE CATHOLIC BRAIN: For Kids!

CATHOLIC MOM.COM: Online community of faith and family

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION: 

DYNAMIC CATHOLIC: 1st Eucharist and Reconciliation English Click Here    Spanish Click Here

WORSHIP AND PRAYER RESOURCES

Free online resources to use at home during Covid-19 outbreak – Bayard

Living Faith Daily Reflections: Free Living Faith Kids and La Fe Viva through the end of March

Breaking Open the Word Lent Cycle A

Prayers during a Pandemic and in dealing with the Coronavirus

Guided Prayer  for Children!  Mary, Health of the Sick by Pope Francis

Children's Guided Prayer and Meditation - Psalm 23

Children's Guided Prayer and Meditation - Psalm 139

Ascension Press : Walking With You During COVID Free Resources 

USCCB: Online Masses and Adoration, Prayer and more. English, Spanish, Vietnamese

 SUPPORTING PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS

A Faith Response to the Coronavirus/Una Respuesta de Fe al Coronavirus (The Pastoral Center)
Life under lockdown: 8 ways to handle staying at home (U.S. Catholic)

Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic/English and Spanish  (Common Sense)

6 Strategies for Parenting During COVID (Parent Cue)

PARENT FORMATION

MAGIS CENTER Every century has its key questions, the driving themes that define its attitude toward God, faith, suffering, reality, and the person of Jesus Christ. The Magis Center answers these questions.Fr. Spitzer’s website has resources for youth, adults  and parents on science, apologetics, spirituality, and theology 
Magis Center Click Here  

CREDIBLE CATHOLIC: Credible Catholic is a force designed to stem the atrophy from within our Church and theism in general. Credible Catholic marks the return of apologetics in our education channels (as preferred by our Bishops). Credible Catholic offers FREE on-line teaching products based on content from Father Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. For High School youth and adults.   English Click Here      Spanish Click Here

FAMILY RESOURCES

 ​Partnering with Parents

Issues Families Deal With:  Mental Health Issues

MEDIA RESOURCES/PROGRAMS ON STREAMING SERVICES

GENERAL RESOURCES

Prayer Resources

Study Resources

Bible versions online and Scripture Study

Catholic University Sunday Reflections

Official Church Documents

Spiritual Reading - Blogs and Essays

Catechist Websites

Espanol: Recursos para el estudio de la fe, la biblia  y de la oración

Recursos para el estudio de la fe, la biblia

Recursos para la oracion

Noticias

Recursos educacionales y sitios de los editoriales