Social Networks and Resources for Catholic Homeschool Families
Keeping It Catholic
A network founded by Catholic homeschooling parents, is the largest and most popular site on the web devoted primarily to Catholic home education…and we’re still growing. Over 500 pages of resources.
Catholic Homeschooling Conferences
Immaculate Heart of Mary Homeschool and Parent Conferences this year and next.
Famous Catholic Homeschooler
Elizabeth Ann Seton
The first American-born saint. Born in 1774 in New York City, Elizabeth Bayley was home-schooled by her father, a Professor of Anatomy at King’s College (now known as Columbia).
Known Homeschool Sacramental Guidelines
Provided by Keeping It Catholic (KIC). The following guidelines are published as they appear in original form. We have added color emphasis to sections to which parents may wish to pay particular attention.
Catholic Homeschool UK
This list is a place where Roman Catholic homeschooling families in the UK can meet for friendship, discussion of home education in general and issues relating to teaching the Catholic faith in particular.
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Catholic Homeschooling Moms
A Facebook group for Catholic homeschooling/schooling Moms (or Dads) to share tips, lend moral support, discuss Catholic issues pertaining to their families, and parishes.
Stories for the Homeschool Heart
Facebook wall for Catholic homeschool moms to share celebrations. Sponsored by the publisher and author of the book of the same name, coming out late summer 2010.
Specially Priced Hardcover Edition
by Pope FrancisThe perfect gift! A specially priced, beautifully designed hardcover edition of The Joy of the Gospel with a foreword by Robert Barron and an afterword by James Martin, SJ.“The joy of the gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus… In this Exhortation I wish to encourage the Christian faithful to embark upon a new chapter of evangelization marked by this joy, while pointing out new paths for the Church’s journey in years to come.”
– Pope FrancisThis special edition of Pope Francis’s popular message of hope explores themes that are important for believers in the 21st century. Examining the many obstacles to faith and what can be done to overcome those hurdles, he emphasizes the importance of service to God and all his creation. Advocating for “the homeless, the addicted, refugees, indigenous peoples, the elderly who are increasingly isolated and abandoned,” the Holy Father shows us how to respond to poverty and current economic challenges that affect us locally and globally. Ultimately, Pope Francis demonstrates how to develop a more personal relationship with Jesus Christ, “to recognize the traces of God’s Spirit in events great and small.”
Catholic Homeschooling Resources
Whether you are thinking about catholic homeschooling, looking into the pros and cons of it, searching for various types of curriculum, or just want to spice up the way you do things, you’ve found your way to the right place.
Favorite Resources for Catholic Homeschoolers
A free resource guide, research tool and sampler for Catholic parents and others who “love to learn”.
Homeschool Connections: Upcoming Courses
Each of these WebEx-based courses are recorded and available for purchase after they (along with all of the instructor’s material) have concluded. Please refer to “Recorded Courses” for access to our current list of recorded courses.
Maureen Wittmann: Catholic Treasury
The home page of Maureen Wittmann, speaker and author of The Catholic Homeschool Companion. Filled with reproducible forms, unit studies, links and other useful homeschooling resources.
by Maureen Wittmann
Here’s shrewd advice from parents who’ve fought those battles already. There’s also humor to lighten your heart when the daily grind gets you down, and, for those really bad times when you wonder whether homeschooling is even worth it, The Catholic Homeschool Companion brings you heartening testimony from teenagers and young adults who tell how grateful they are that their parents taught them at home.
State Support Groups
NOTE: Local Catholic support groups are listed on regional pages.
Support Group Lists
Catholic Groups By State and Country
From Catholic Homeschool Support.