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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

My Neighbor’s Faith

That does not mean we need to live in a world of religious animosity. Part of our catechetical task is to put our lessons on the Catholic faith into a real-world context. A major part of the context is the simple fact that our neighbors may not believe what we believe or understand the world the way we do.

The Joy of Love: Encountering Jesus

As we celebrate the Year of Faith, let us position the Church to engage not only the older generations but the emerging generations that are asking different questions and have different expectations.

Schools of Spirituality: Drawing from the Wealth of the Catholic Tradition

How do we discover the ways of prayer?

By Their Fruits

For me, one of the highlights of the Church year was not liturgical.

Teaching Students to Show Reverence at Mass

The Mass is rich with tradition and meaning.

The Language of Catechesis: Terms and Definitions

by Kate Ristow At the end of this article, you will find ideas for nurturing and nourishing your faith beyond knowing Catholic vocabulary. The idea...

The Ladder of the Beatitudes II: Embracing the Challenge

Gregory of Nyssa imagined the Beatitudes as a staircase ascending toward God—each one needing to be fulfilled in order to take the next step.

Portrait and Promise of Discipleship

by Susan K. Sack For a more comprehensive Study Guide and Related Readings, see the end of this article. What does God want of you?...

Helping Teens Understand Catholic Social Teaching

Why is it so difficult to interest teens in Catholic social teaching?

The Beatitudes: An Introduction

Every time I think of the Sermon on the Mount, I am reminded of two quotes.