Monthly Archives: February 2014

Leave what you have and follow me, wait you want me to do what??

In a culture like today that is so obsessed with more money uh no not that…. more possessions new things better things nicer things How do we bring the focus back to being a disciple of Jesus? When Jesus walked … Continue reading

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books for a religious education teacher to read?

Obviously if there is only time for one book it should be the Bible Then the Catechism of the Catholic Church (or if you are not catholic you may still want to read it…but then you should know what your church … Continue reading

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What I believe: So be it. Amen.

So as to leave no doubts to my beliefs Here is what I believe: about the Bible: I believe the Bible is the inspired word of god passed down to humans and recorded by humans that there are different types … Continue reading

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Who were the Saints?

On the internet and in books, lists of saints abound when we say or  sing them all in a row it is a litany of saints What are Saints or perhaps more appropriately who were the saints? How does one … Continue reading

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St.Francis, of Assisi : my classroom’s patron saint

Well I have to admit, when it came time to pick a classroom saint this year I wasn’t very christian I knew who I wanted didn’t have to think it over or read the bios I quickly grabbed the picture … Continue reading

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Keeping God in our DAY to DAY

I’m going to stray from my lessons planning a minute to share with you some websites that provide emailings(and some sites just do visit daily…or weekly) of inspirational and/or biblical messages. They come to your inbox you can read or … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross

We are heading into Lent….no really for us teachers we are because preparations need to start long before the lesson begins. Lent starts, Ash Wednesday what will you give up encourage yourself and your class as well as your family … Continue reading

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The Catechism of the Catholic Church…or….What Catholics Really Believe!

It seems like these days I keep running into people who are just like me well… just like I was prior to being confirmed Catholic full of preconceived notions,  some true, some completely untrue about what the Catholic Church believes … Continue reading

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God Our Father

But teacher…I have a father or sometimes… Teacher I have 2 dads. ahhhh I say but God is our Father in Heaven. We say the Our Father every Sunday at Church. In previous weeks we would have discussed how God … Continue reading

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Lent, Death, and Children

Lent is that time of year when in religious education we talk about DEATH specifically the death of Jesus through Crucifixion. But for many first graders this is the first time hearing about the crucifixion, resurrection, and Ascension of Jesus … Continue reading

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