Religious Education

For Catholic Schools to Survive, Their Catholicity Must Thrive

As evidenced by the success of many faithful Catholic schools today, I believe that the only path forward for schools ...
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What Christian Education is Not

A man was meant to be doubtful about himself, but undoubting about the truth; this has been exactly reversed. ∼ ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 Read More

Harcourt sex education: “Growing in Love (2) “

Growing in Love (GIL) elementary school sex education program is being promoted in a number of U.S. dioceses. Human Life ...
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Harcourt religion series: “Walking By Faith”

Harcourt Religion Publishers "Walking by Faith" Second and Fifth Grade Religion Texts Principal Program Consultants: Rev. Terry M Odien, MA ...
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Silver Burdett religion series: “This Is Our Faith”

"This Is Our Faith", published by Silver Burdett Ginn, Inc., Parsippany, NJ Second, Fifth and Sixth Grade Texts Reviewed by: ...
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A Comparison of 2 Sixth Grade Texts: Ignatius Press – Faith and Life Series: “Following Christ” & William H. Sadlier – Coming to Faith Series: “Coming to Gods Word”

Following Christ, Faith and Life Series, Revised Edition, Book (grade) 6. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2004. Coming to God’s Word, ...
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Sadlier religion series: “Coming To Faith”

"Coming To Faith", published by William H. Sadlier Inc., New York, NY Second Grade Text: "Coming to Jesus" & Fifth ...
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Harcourt religion series: “Call to Faith”

Commentary on Call To Faith Published by Harcourt Religion Publishers, Orlando, FL -A Division of Houghton-Mifflin Publishing- Parish Elementary School ...
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Questioning the Texts

By Thomas A. Szyszkiewicz The US bishops' review of catechetical materials has yielded some improvements, but fundamental problems remain unsolved ...
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Looking for a Catholic Grade School?

Sometimes this can be very overwhelming. Here are some guidelines to have in mind when you are looking for a ...
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Catechisms & Big Business

There is some controversy surrounding the recent purchase of Saxon Math by Harcourt since Harcourt is a supporter of Planned ...
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Does Sex Ed Undermine Parental Rights?

Unless a broader parental opt out is added, New York City’s new policies will continue to usurp parents’ just (and ...
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The International Baccalaureate Program Proves Problematic

The International Baccalaureate program proves problematic because it proposes a philosophy and epistemology that is, in fact, counter to ...
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A Parent’s Guide: Teaching the Truth & Meaning of Human Sexuality. FEATURED ON EWTN!

A Parent's Guide is a dynamic, one hour video produced by Catholic Parents OnLine featuring parents, grandparents, educators, and members ...
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Religious Education, “Sex Education” & Reviews

EXCELLENT - WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS.
  • To read words of praise for the "Faith and Life" Series ...
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Looking for a Catholic High School?

The October, 1999 issue of The Catholic Servant, listed some excellent questions for parents to ask before selecting the best ...
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