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The Church’s teaching mission includes inviting young people to a relationship with Jesus Christ and to guide them to recognize and implement the role of faith and Catholic identity in daily life and in society.

NCEA is happy to provide books, podcasts, recorded webinars and blogs that help you keep the Catholic in your Catholic school. If you are searching for something else, please reach out to our educational content coordinator, Beth Rucinski, for support.



Mission and Catholic Identity Blog


School Climate and Culture

Ensuring Catholic Identity in Catholic Schools - Book

It's a Catholic School...Let's Keep It Catholic - Book

Reframing Vocation: How All of Us Can Better Discern God’s Invitation - Webinar

What Do Our Children Know About Their Faith? - Book

Becoming a Community of Mercy - Webinar

Picture Books & The Bible: Make Prayer Services Fun! - Webinar

Engaging Faith in the World - Book

Peace and Nonviolence in the Post-Secular Catholic Curriculum - Webinar

NCEA Brief: A Primer on Compassionate Discipline - Book

Charism and Culture - Book

Spiritual Resilience in Challenging Times - Webinar

Challenge of New Evangelization in America - Book

Teaching Right from Wrong – Book

Social Justice

They Call Us to Justice – Book

Imago Dei: A Framework for Authentically Catholic Anti-Racism - Webinar

Nurturing a Justice-Centered Education through the Catholic Social Teachings in the Diocese of Joliet - Webinar

What Biases do You Bring to the Table?: An In-depth Analysis of Privilege – Webinar

Firefighting for Black Boys in Catholic Spaces – Webinar

Black/African American and Native Voices in Dialogue with Catholic Schools - Webinar

Embracing Diversity, Equity and Belonging - A Collaborative Approach for Catholic Schools - Webinar

Can We Be Friends Across Racial Differences? A Conversation with Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti - Webinar

Social Justice, Catholic Mission, and Inclusive Mindset - Webinar

Service Learning, Campus Ministry and Retreats

Developing Student Leaders by Following Christ and Practical Paths - Webinar

Ministering with Gen-Z: What Can Happen When You Train, Mentor, and Get Out of the Way - Webinar

Cultivating Faith: A Guide to Building Catholic High School Campus Ministry – Book

Sowing Seeds of Faith - Webinar

The Religion Teacher's Handbook: A Primer on the Vocation on Teaching Catholic High School Religion – Book

Does the Magic of Kairos Continue After the Retreat? - Webinar

Models and Methods for Catholic High School Retreats – Book

Applying Reflection and Design Thinking to Retreat Models - Webinar