Monthly Archives: October 2011

It’s okay if we’re not Mother Theresa

Last Sunday’s sermon focused on the call to holiness and what keeps us from striving for that holiness. Yet, I felt that the sermon fell short and while it was trying to motivate us to be holy, I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Why do we “have to” go to mass?

It always comes up in class, and in our own families and I always struggle with how to deal with the question.  Even though I teach in a Catholic school, it is common for many of the students to not … Continue reading

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Man & Woman, He Created Them

Theology of the Body: Class #1 I enter the class and immediately get a  bunch of articles and  TOTB summaries, as well as a 40 page copy of the power point slides.  Here I’m thinking that this power point booklet … Continue reading

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Theology of the Body Take 2

Anyone who argues that religious people have low IQs haven’t read anything from our current Pope Benedict XVI or his predecessor John Paul II.  When I had newly discovered my faith I attempted to read Benedict’s Jesus of Nazareth, I … Continue reading

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The Lion King

  Recently we had our grade 8 retreat and part of that retreat included an act of service (our theme this year is “Serve with a Joyful Heart”) and the Lion King movie.  Now many might be wondering what the … Continue reading

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