Category: Religious Education

HonorRollMN.com

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It’s no secret that many Catholic schools are experiencing a loss of traditional Catholic identity, a weakening of academic standards, and the support of views contrary to Church teaching. As a result, schools are...

Five Essential Marks of Catholic Schools by ARCHBISHOP J. MICHAEL MILLER, CSB

Five Essential Marks of Catholic Schools by ARCHBISHOP J. MICHAEL MILLER, CSB

Papal interventions and Roman documents repeatedly emphasize that certain characteristics must be present for a school to be considered authentically Catholic. Like the marks of the Church proclaimed in the Creed – one, holy,...

Transmitting the Catholic Faith: The Vocation of a High School Religion Teacher

Transmitting the Catholic Faith: The Vocation of a High School Religion Teacher

To teach the Catholic faith, on any level, is a calling from God, a calling that requires our generous response. To teach the Catholic faith is also a tremendous privilege for we are being...

Educating Children in the Faith by Bill and Marian Bacik

Educating Children in the Faith by Bill and Marian Bacik

by Bill and Marian Bacik Parents have an obligation to rear and educate their children but it is vital for them to ask the question, “What does it mean to educate a child?” From...

Parents Object to this Method of Teaching

Parents Object to this Method of Teaching

Parents Ask… Question: My child was in a religion class recently where they were asked to weigh out the consequences of a series of possible decisions, everything from cheating on a test to premarital...

Recommended Texts on Moral Theology for High School Students

Recommended Texts on Moral Theology for High School Students

Frederick J.Blonigen I. Recommended texts on moral theology for high school students: Fernandez, Aurelio, and James Socias, Our Moral Life in Christ: A Basic Course in Moral Theology (Princeton,N.J.:Scepter Publishers, Inc.), l997. Hayes, Edward...

Catechism Committee reports on “grave concerns” about high school catechisms defective in presenting Church teachings

Catechism Committee reports on “grave concerns” about high school catechisms defective in presenting Church teachings

Catechisms: Progress and Defects Catechism Committee reports on National Adult Catechism progress – and “grave concerns” about high school catechisms defective in presenting Church teachings. The bishops’ Standing Committee on Catechesis gave a progress...

PASSING ON THE FAITH: A RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT WORKS

PASSING ON THE FAITH: A RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT WORKS

by Sr. Marianne Alpha, C.V. With the publication of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, there is a greater emphasis on catechetics. During the past few years there has been much negative press about...

Catholic Parents vs The Benziger Sex Education Program

Catholic Parents vs The Benziger Sex Education Program

INTRODUCTION We are a group of committed Catholic parents who in the spring of 2003 attempted to get the Benziger Sex education program (the most used sex education curriculum in the Archdiocese of St....