A flawed Social Justice Catechesis

Depending on who you talk to, social justice catechesis has either had a profound negative or positive effect on the hearts and minds of the Catholic faithful for over forty years. For many of us who can remember from our Catholic school or CCD days, catechetical materials went through a seismic shift in the seventies and...

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10 Things to Consider when sharing your Catholic faith with others.

“Conversion requires convincing of sin, it includes the interior judgment of conscience, and this, being proof of the action of the Spirit of Truth in man’s inmost being, becomes at the same time the start of a new grant of grace and love.” Blessed John Paul II, DeV 31; CCC 1848 I can’t believe he just said that was my...

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Sacraments of Initiation or Sacraments of Graduation?

“A sacrament is a remembrance of the past (Christ’s Passion), a proof of the present (grace), and a promise of the future (eternal life). St. Thomas Aquinas (Summa Theologica) How many of you remember the Baltimore Catechism definition of a sacrament? C’mon now, many couldn’t wait to belt out that beautiful line; A...

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