Category Archives: Apologetics

Defending the Trinity

Up until a month ago I had never really contemplated the Holy Trinity. It was one of those things all Christians believed and even though it was a mystery I didn’t doubt it was true. Then I found myself reading … Continue reading

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Catholicism in 120 Characters or Less

When I began teaching a few years ago they told us that our students attention span was no more than twenty minutes. Today, those same experts are now telling us that the attention span of a teenager is maybe fifteen … Continue reading

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In Support of Government Funding Religious Schools

For the last couple weeks all I have been hearing on the radio, on the news and in my own family (3 of us are teachers) has been the ongoing labour dispute between the public school teachers and provincial government. … Continue reading

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Infant Baptism

When I told an acquaintance recently that we had our baby baptized she asked us why we did it. I knew she was of another Christian denomination and believed in Baptizing older children & adults only.  When Catholics get asked this … Continue reading

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Embracing All Vocations

I’m currently working on a Monasticism unit for my students, that we will start in the new year, and it struck me how little exposure lay Catholics have to the life of a religious  in general.  I am sure many … Continue reading

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Guest Post

A guest post from my dad…he’ll be retiring soon and after spending so much time as a teacher and coach, blogging would be the perfect thing to keep him busy!  Let him know what you think by posting tips of … Continue reading

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Because “All By Yourself” Sounds So Appealing…

The other day in class with my grade nines, we read an article together that outlined the top nine reasons to go to Mass.  One of the reasons, that we discussed in length, was “community”.  Many Catholics today, and I’m … Continue reading

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