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Shareable Letters for Catechists and Parents

  Tom’s LA Religious Education Congress Session (2018)

Tom’s Three USCCB Mini-Webinars for Catechetical Leaders
(scroll down on USCCB page to find)

 Reconciliation Webinar Resources

Eucharist Webinar Resource

Video Resources for Parent Faith Formation

Election Hangover: Letter to Leaders & Catechists: Word     PDF

Letter to Catechists
Resources on Faith and Reason, Sexuality and Marriage

Be An Evangelizing Catechist (Newly Revised!)
English          Español        For Catholic Schoolteachers

Parent Letter: Outreach to Inactive Families
 English                Español

First Eucharist Letter to Parents
  English                Español

   On the Importance of Eucharist
  Importance of Attending Mass      
Parents Modeling Active Participation    Español  
Parents' Role in Teaching Children About Eucharist and the Mass     Español 

Pastoral Letter: The Challenge of Making Faith First in Busy Families
   English                Español

Family, Faith and Sports: From a Parent's Perspective 
    English                Español

Other Topics

The Pope and the Importance of the Family