Do you want to be a Catechist then Listen to St. John Bosco

One of the chief uses of religion is that it makes us remember our coming from darkness, the simple fact that we are created.  G.K. Chesterton As with anything in life, if you want to do something worthwhile then do it well. If your desire is to be a catechist then your aim should be the salvation of souls. This is the...

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What the First Day in Catholic School Taught Me.

The great Frank Sheed in his book Theology and Sanity wrote that; Man is insufficient for himself, not only by the ill-use he has made of himself, but in any event. There must be clarity here. So many of our troubles flow from a defective use of the intelligence or will or energy we have, that we are in danger of thinking that...

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What Can St. Francis De Sales Teach Us About the Self-Mastery of the Tongue?

“Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that is due time he may exalt you. 1 Pt 5:6 St. Francis De Sales has a way of drawing attention away from ourselves and directing it towards Christ. Anyone who has carefully read Introduction the Devout Life sees St. Francis’ method of guiding the person towards the...

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Can the Catechism Draw Us Into Prayer?

When you ask someone how they would describe prayer or their personal prayer life, expect multiple answers. Depending who you ask, this is either an easy or difficult question to answer. Nevertheless it’s a fair question to ask when engaging someone in the faith. The mere thought of praying may lead some to dread the...

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