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When Healing is a Crisis

I’ve been retired a while now.  I still suffer from the “know it allness” of being a teacher for thirty-five years.  If you know any of us, please be patient.  It’s hard to give up something that you have done … Continue reading

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The Bible Has the Best Writing Prompts

by Larry Peterson As a cradle Catholic who went to twelve years of Catholic school “waaaaay” back in the ’50s and ’60s, I can say without hesitation that my education in the Bible and about the Bible and of the … Continue reading

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In the Middle of It

The last few weeks have been crazy.  So many things seem to have just gone “round the bend” in our current culture.  The Supreme Court has re-defined marriage in a decision that is just as crazy as Roe.  The tenth … Continue reading

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Three

I must admit that I lament the way many of my Catholic brothers and sisters lack knowledge of the scriptures.  I sometimes hear crazy stuff that defames the Old Testament, the discipline of memorizing scripture or even the idea of … Continue reading

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Fools, Liars, Cheaters, and Other Bible Heroes, by Barbara Hosbach

  Barbara Hosbach invites the reader to come away to a place of quiet refreshment in the company of often overlooked biblical heroes. Taken as a whole, Fools, Liars, Cheaters, and Other Bible Heroes, outlines a self-directed retreat or a … Continue reading

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The Bible Tells Me So by Christian LeBlanc

Finding appropriate material for middle school faith formation classes can be a real challenge. Very often classes are a mix of previously well catechized youth and kids who have never been in any type of faith formation. Frequently you end … Continue reading

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Ad Alta Altare: Why Do We Have Altars in the First Place?

Editor’s note: Please welcome architect and catechist Christian LeBlanc, who has long practice teaching sixth graders about the connection between Scripture, art, and sacred architecture.  He has graciously agreed to write a series for the Catholic Writer’s Guild.  Enjoy! I … Continue reading

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