Monthly Archives: August 2011

Discovering Your Vocation

It’s interesting how you can think you want something, only to find out it’s not what you really wanted. I love teaching about vocations in class.  Not only because, it’s something the students are interested in, but also because I … Continue reading

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Finding Your Vocation

It’s interesting how you can think you want something, only to find out it’s not what you really wanted. I love teaching about vocations in class.  Not only because, it’s something the students are interested in, but also because I … Continue reading

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YouCat

I have been reading the new YouCat that has come out recently.  For those unfamiliar, it’s the new youth catechism of the Catholic Church and is a great format for helping young people learn the faith.  Pope Benedict XVI writes … Continue reading

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The First Year

  It has been a year and a month since our wedding and time has flown by!  When I look back on the year of wedded bliss, I have to admit that, it wasn’t happily ever after all the time. … Continue reading

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Why is the Church Sexist?

“Christianity snatched women from a condition that was the equivalent of slavery.” Madame De Stael ( 1766-1817, French author) It’s always the first question that comes up during open discussion in religion class. Why is the church sexist? First of … Continue reading

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Oldest Institution

All this talk about the global economic crisis has got a lot of people feeling pretty down.  Although I feel relatively safe here in Canada, I can’t help but sympathize with my global neighbours.  These types of current events: riots, … Continue reading

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It’s a Human Rights Issue, Not a Religious Issue

During this past year my social studies class practiced “active citizenship” and wrote letters to their representative in government.  While they didn’t actually send them, although I told a number of students that they should consider it, it was still … Continue reading

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