How Are the Archangels Models of Evangelization?

As children many of us were brought up to pray to our guardian angels. Somehow our parents would invoke our angels to protect us and guide us in our daily life. It almost became synonymous that when we dared to defy our parents rule they would say; “you better pray that your guardian angel will protect you.” Other than...

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What Is the Spiritual Aim of the Catechist?

There’s a general rule of thumb all teachers hear at least once in their career and that is: never pretend to teach your students. Contrary to popular belief a student can sense a teacher’s false attitude towards him right away. Jesus reminded us that; “my teaching is not mine but his who sent me” (Jn 7:17). The...

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Would Jesus Use Crayons to Evangelize?

Are crayons an effective tool of evangelization? Does the use of these sticks of color foster an intimate relationship with Christ? If the answer is no to both of these questions, one has to wonder why a crayon would even be used to determine our relationship with Christ. But yet this is what many catechists do when it comes to...

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Is Discipleship Possible Within the Classroom?

What do you suppose is the primary intent of a parent when they send their child through a religious education program? Whether through the parish religious education program or a catholic school the hope would be that the intent of the parent is for their child to continue to develop an awareness of God and an intimate...

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