Catechetical Sunday
Digital Toolkit

SEPTEMBER 18, 2016

Prayer: The Faith Prayed

As Catechetical Leaders throughout the nation, we are commissioned to share the faith, while encouraging others to do the same through a lifelong journey of faith formation.  Catechetical Sunday has been set for Sunday, September 18, 2016, through which all catechists are commissioned, utilizing their unique charisms to share the Gospel in their faith community. This year’s theme, Prayer: The Faith Prayed, reminds catechists to nurture their prayer lives, which in turn allows for a deepening of their vocational call by attentively listening to God’s voice dictating the grace of their lives.

Catechetical Sunday Resources

A variety of resources from the NCCL and our partners to support your community of faith on Catechetical Sunday.

The Praying Catechist Video Series

Purchase access to a suite of 6 videos created and designed for you as a praying catechetical leader.

USCCB Leadership Institute Webinars

A series of webinars focused on this year's Catechetical Sunday theme.

USCCB Catechetical Sunday Resources

Visit the USCCB website for downloads, graphics, inserts, and more

Leading Prayer in Small Groups

Download a sample from "Leading Prayer in Small Groups", RENEW International’s resource for parish and small-group leaders. The chapter on “The Leader of Prayer” Learn more at

The Living the Eucharist App

Learn how to make Lectio Divina a part of your prayer life

Being A Faith-Filled Catechist App

Catechetical resources at your fingertips. Follow the Catechetical Sunday theme year round!

Praying with the Saints

Intergenerational Learning Activity

All Saints Table Prayers

Table prayers for 8 days leading up to All Saints Day


The September 2016 Issue exploring the Impact of Prayer

Impacto (Spanish)

Para Domingo Catequetico 2016

Professional Development Essays

Download Liturgical Catechesis by Donna Eschenauer, Ph.D. and Lectio Divina and Visio Divina by Barbara Sutton, D.Min.

Catechetical Resource Calendar

Download a 2016-2017 calendar of catechetical resources with live links to key resources and happenings.

Virtual Training Workshops

Download information and links to a suite of virtual training opportunities specifically designed for catechists and teachers.

Workshop List

View the list of virtual workshops and order directly.