Resources

Advent Materials

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3D Nativity Coloring Kit:
Create your own nativity set

Print, color and assemble your own nativity set at home or at school.

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Praying the O Antiphons:
Reflections for Advent

Prepare your hearts during the final days of Advent with theological reflections written for each Antiphon.

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Publications

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Church Life Journal:
A Digital Journal of Theology, Philosophy and Culture

Engage with some of the best minds and writers in the Church today.

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McGrath Institute Blog:
Insights for Living and Handing On the Faith

Discover new ways to live out the fullness and richness of your faith.

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Church Life Today:
A Radio Show and Podcast

Hear from leaders in the Church as we ask them about their work, experience and lives of faith.

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Research Reports

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Sexual Harassment and Catholic Seminary Culture:
The First Sociological Survey of Seminarians

During summer 2018, the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame approached the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University about conducting a study of sexual harassment, abuse, and misconduct at the Catholic seminaries and houses of formation that form diocesan and religious priests in the United States.

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"Ask your father and he will tell you:"
A Report on American Catholic Religious Parenting

Examine the crucial role of parents in shaping the religious commitment of their children.

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Understanding Former Young Catholics:
Findings from a National Study on American Emerging Adults

Understand what former young Catholics in America think, believe and feel about religion.

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Prayer Guides

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Prayer Enrichment Guide

Explore seven traditional forms of prayer with the Prayer Enrichment Guidebook.

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Praying the O Antiphons:
Reflections for Advent

Prepare your hearts during the final days of Advent with theological reflections written for each Antiphon.

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Liturgy of the Hours:
A Guide to Night Prayer for Lent

Join the daily prayer of the Catholic Church, and gather after sunset to pray that the Lord will give us another day to sing His praises.

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Ministry Materials

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3D Nativity Coloring Kit:
Create your own nativity set

Print, color and assemble your own nativity set at home or at school.

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Discerning Your Spiritual Gifts:
A Toolkit for Faith Formation

Encourage middle and high school students to discern their gifts and the ways God calls them to serve the world.

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Teaching Materials

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Digital Conference Resources:
On Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment

Videos, summaries and discussion questions from Cultures of Formation, our conference held in anticipation of the 2018 Synod of Bishops in Rome.

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Teaching the Saints:
Workbooks for Faith Formation and Education

Turn to the witness of the saints to lead middle school and high school students toward a deeper sense of God's invitation to follow Him.

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Teaching Life Lessons Web Resources

Teaching Human Dignity Series

Incorporate life and human dignity issues into existing high school curriculum with these one of a kind resources.

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