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Build Your Church Vocab

One school activity that is universally popular with students is a field trip. A tour of your parish church is fun and educational and can serve as a reset for […]read more

Welcome Webinars: Online Catechist Training

Kick off the new catechetical year right! Publisher David Dziena and bilingual editor Erika Ramos De Urquidi are your hosts for the 2019–20 Pflaum Gospel Weeklies welcome webinars in English […]read more

One More Thing: Extending Activities

As your class time winds to a close, you can find yourself with more minutes than activities left in your lesson plan. Maybe the children breezed through an activity more […]read more

What Did You Learn Today?

It’s among the first things parents ask when their children return from class: What did you learn today? Children who can remember and express what they’ve learned are far more […]read more

A New Catechetical Year Begins!

Catechetical Sunday is Sunday, September 15. This annual celebration marks the beginning of the catechetical year in most parishes. It’s the perfect opportunity to gather families, students, and catechists for […]read more

Videos for Early Start Lessons

Pflaum offers three online Early Start Lessons for programs that begin before regular lessons begin on Sunday, September 22. Lessons are available for Seeds, Promise, Good News, Venture, and Visions. […]read more

Connect with Families

Pflaum offers many online family resources so that you may share what the children are learning in class and also support parents in their efforts to pass on the faith. […]read more

Weekly Webinars for Catechists

The Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program offers detailed weekly Teaching Guides for all levels. But all catechists may appreciate having a few planning and teaching tips from the editors […]read more

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Pacing Plans

The editors of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies write lessons to be age-appropriate and to anticipate the many situations in which you may teach your students. But in many parishes and […]read more

How to Teach the Weeklies: Lessons, Handbooks, and Guides

The task of planning and presenting a lesson can be daunting for any new catechist. Teaching the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies, however, comes together in three easy-to-use components—the student lessons, student […]read more

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Our Editors

David Dziena

David Dziena is the Publisher of Pflaum Publishing Group. He has also served as Executive Editor and […]

Nicholle Check
Senior Editor

Nicholle Check, senior editor, joined Pflaum Publishing Group in 2014. Throughout her 25-year career in publishing […]

Joan McKamey
Project Editor

Joan McKamey, project editor, joined the Gospel Weeklies editorial team in September 2016. […]

Erika De Urquidi
Bilingual Editor

Erika De Urquidi, bilingual editor, joined Bayard, Inc. in July 2018. During her 15 years as a professional translator […]