Religious Education

Resources and materials for Parish Catechetical Leaders

Recommended Religious Education Curricula

While parishes across the Archdiocese of Omaha are welcome to use a broad range of curriculums and resources, we recommend some for your consideration. These curriculums and resources have been chosen because of their alignment with the Content Standards and the Principles of Religious Education.

Spirit of Truth (K-8) Parish Edition

A Family of Faith

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

In School with Jesus

Ruah Woods Press


Spirit of Truth provides interactive, catechist-led session plans for religious education programs, including vivid sacred art reflections, stories of the saints, games, role-plays, and critical thinking questions, to help catechists capture and keep their students' attention.

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A Family of Faith was created to help develop strong Catholic families in which children learn the joys of following Jesus Christ and the truths of our Faith through the witness of Christian life given by their parents.

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CGS is a common religious experience involving children and adults in which the religious values of childhood, primarily those values of contemplation and enjoyment of God, are predominant. This experience is shared in a place particularly prepared for the religious life of children called the Atrium.

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Local CGS Opportunities

Build relationships with Jesus, one student at a time.

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Age-appropriate teaching inspired by the masterwork of St. John Paul II.

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Enliven your faith with group programs!

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