Tag 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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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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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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God’s My Crutch

The majority of people, I know who have fallen away from the Church, say that they don’t need God, they don’t need a crutch to get through life,  they can be good without him etc, etc. Interesting thing is these … Continue reading

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An Engaged Laity

I may be teaching the history of the Catholic Church, to a group of 16/17 year olds, as the supposed expert on the topic, but I am learning right along with them.  I think that is one of my favourite … Continue reading

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