Great Ideas: Putting Confirmation to Work

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From the TCT archives: Teach Confirmandi to evangelize.

We have always stressed to our Confirmation candidates that they must not only know and practice their faith but be open to service in it. We now have added a new dimension for our candidates: They must be able to teach their faith.

Each candidate teaches a religion lesson to a class of younger students, using lesson plan outlines to formulate objectives, incorporate action, and explain and assess the lesson.

Sharing their Catholic faith can only deepen their own evangelization.

~ Submitted by Eleanor Menna  (at time of original publication, Holy Trinity School, Whitestone, NY)

This great idea was originally published in our April 2010 issue.

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