Tag: Christ

  • Why Be Catholic and Not Just Christian?

    There are many similarities and differences between the Catholic Church and the Protestant denominations. In this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz narrows the differences down to one thing that really sets Catholicism apart from other Christian Churches: authoritative teaching.  

  • 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 […]

  • 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 – […]

  • Be Forgiving

    Theme 1: What does it really mean to forgive? Outcomes Students will examine the ways Jesus models forgiveness define forgiveness express the Christian call to forgiveness identify areas in their life where they are called to forgive name and appreciate the fruits of forgiveness Key Concepts “Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy” (Matthew […]

  • Be Alive

    Theme 1: How do I look? Outcomes Students will value the sacredness of the human body, regardless of appearance identify ways that we can co-operate with God in car- ing for our bodies express ways in which the Incarnation shows the sacredness of the human body respect physical change as integral to God’s creation of us […]

  • Noise, Noise, Noise.

    Sometimes a good villain makes a good point. Recall the Grinch’s hatred for all the noise on Christmas morning. For many of us, it is in the build up to Christmas that we get annoyed by the noise, the pushy people in the mall, lineups at every store, commercials, endless TV reruns. How do you […]

  • Creation, Evolution, and Genesis

    Judges 2:11-19 1Kings 11:1-13 2Chronicles 36:5-21 Baruch 1:13-2:6 Babylonian: The Enuma Elish Quote: It is a disgraceful and a dangerous thing for an unbeliever to hear a Christian, presumably giving the meaning of scripture, talking nonsense on these topics. Many non-Christians are well-versed in Natural knowledge, so they can detect vast ignorance in such a […]

  • Justice

    Not an option, justice is a mandate of Catholic faith. From the beginning, the educational mission of the church has been seem as participation in God’s saving mission. The divine edict of justice requires education for personal and social transformation. The Catholic school, since it is motivated by the gospel message of Jesus Christ to […]

  • Spirituality

    Catholicism is not simply a system of beliefs; it is also a life to be lived: a life of worship, shaped by the Eucharist and the other sacraments, and a life of moral commitment and behaviour, shaped by moral values rooted in the teaching and example of Jesus Christ. Catholic schools foster this way of […]

  • Tradition

    The fundamental source of human knowledge is encounter with the world and its history through experience. The guiding intent for the curriculum is to educate people to become fully alive and free human beings. In a Catholic context this source and this guiding intent both point to the experience of the community, an experience where […]