Category: Christianity

  • God in Our Family Life

    Consider the following excerpt from Amoris Laetitia by Pope Francis: Love rejoices with others 109. The expression chaírei epì te adikía[“rejoice over wrongdoing”] (1 Cor 13:6) has to do with a negativity lurking deep within a person’s heart. It is the toxic attitude of those who rejoice at seeing an injustice done to others. The […]

  • The Central Logic of Christianity

    In this Bishop Barron video, he lays out the argument about what is the “central logic of Christianity.” Watch the video: pause, rewind, watch again, question, research, read scripture, note, start again, pause, note some more. Write a post in your iblog in which you • demonstrate an understanding of the main point(s), • relates […]

  • Who First Proposed the Big Bang Theory?

    Georges Lemaître. Duncan Aikman of the New York Times spotlighted Lemaitre’s view in 1933: “‘There is no conflict between religion and science,’ Lemaïtre has been telling audiences over and over again in this country …. His view is interesting and important not because he is a Catholic priest, not because he is one of the […]

  • 2018 Synod of Bishops on Young People, Faith, and Vocational Discernment

    Bishop Dowd of Montreal wrote the following while participating in the Synod of Bishops on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment in Rome in October 2018: The 4 basic questions I believe constitute the corners and edges that anchor the puzzle. These questions are: Who is God? If God is good, why is there evil […]

  • CCCB Reiterates Objections to Recreational Cannabis Legalization

    Source: CCCB The Catholic Church for its part continues to underline the ethical problems involved with the recreational use and abuse of this drug: the negative risks that impact on psychological and physical health, the growing problems of a society more and more dependent on drugs and alcohol, the possibility of brain damage especially to […]

  • Multiple “Signs” of Intelligence in the Bible

    Read about Howard Gardner’s eight “signs” of intelligence (and at wikipedia). Consider the first seven intelligences for this activity: Spatial – picture smart Bodily-Kinesthetic – body smart Musical – music smart Linguistic – word smart Logical-mathematical – number smart Interpersonal – people smart Intrapersonal – self smart Small Group Process: Task 1: Form groups of […]

  • Is Hell Crowded or Empty?

  • A Personal Invitation

    I invite all of you who follow Jesus, wherever you are, to spend time every day renewing your personal relationship with him, letting him touch your hearts. Scripture As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you. Abide in my love. John 15:9 Prayer Loving God and Father, open my mind and heart […]

  • The 10th Commandment

    Read about all Ten Commandments: Read both versions of the Beatitudes found in Matthew 5:3-10 and Luke 6:20-26 For this task, pay special attention to the 10th Commandment and the first Beatitude in Matthew and Luke. 1. Create a visual that emphasizes a point of connection from the 10th Commandment and the first Beatitude. 2. […]

  • The Myth of Catholic Irrationality

    Read and respond to The Church Opposes Science: The Myth of Catholic Irrationality by Christopher Kaczor. Write a post in your iblog in which you demonstrate an understanding of the main point(s), relates an idea(s) from the reading to another text(s), offer your own arguments – agreeing or disagreeing with the points in the reading – […]