Online Resources — For Catechetical Leaders

DIOCESE OF ROCKFORD – Letter from Diocese regarding Sacramental Preparation during this time


V Encuentro – A LARGE database of resources for faith formation, parents, teens, mental health, prayer, and more.  Available in Spanish and English (top right of page for language translation)
NFCYM – Variety of resources for catechetical leaders, parents, and teens.  Resources on virtual ministry and ministering during crisis particularly helpful for catechetical leaders.
STEUBENVILLE CONFERENCES – Variety of spiritual resources, including conference talks, webinars, streamed Masses and rosaries, and more!
SADLIER – Variety of webinars on the topic of religious education and evangelization
LOYOLA PRESS – “Three Minute Retreats” to grow in faith.  Available in both English and Spanish.
DIOCESE OF LITTLE ROCK – Catholic Prayers in Spanish
SAINT MARY’S PRESS – Resources to share with Elementary School children to grow in faith at home.  
SOPHIA INSTITUTE – Lessons based on the Sunday readings
RCL BENZIGER – Free access to online curriculum (note: need to contact sales rep for access)
PROJECT YM LIVE – FREE online Youth Night from ProjectYM.  This is a weekly broadcast for teens to participate in, featuring well-known speakers and musicians in the Catholic world, plus interactive screen games and live chat.  Teens may participate as part of their youth group or with their parents.
STEUBENVILLE CONFERENCES – Online access to a variety of spiritual resources including conference talks, webinars, streamed prayer, and more.
SAINT MARY’S PRESS – Resources to share with Middle and High School teens to grow in faith at home.
LIFE AND FAMILY EVANGELIZATION OFFICE – An excellent website of resources for youth ministry from the Diocese of Rockford LiFE Office

THE PASTORAL CENTER – Guide for pastoral leaders that talks about how to respond to the unique situation of ministering to families while at home.  Includes activity ideas and ways to minister to parents.

PASTORAL CENTER – How to lead VBS, even in a year with COVID-19!
LOYOLA PRESS – May is Mary’s Month! These are resources to teach children about Mary.