opinion knowledge faith

Opinion, Knowledge, Faith

Often in class we will talk about controversial things.  I will say that the unborn child is human from the moment of conception or that sex before marriage is a mortal sin. Sometimes I will say something which I don’t…

Extreme Makeover

‘Extreme Makeover’ Remedies Cultural Deception

In Extreme Makeover, Women Transformed by Christ, Not Conformed to the Culture, Teresa Tomeo presents a personal plan of cultural detox from the oppressive influence of the media. “It’s sad to say many have accepted the lies of the world…

Activity to Introduce the Year of Faith

The following is an outline of a presentation I have planned for our faith formation “Family Faith and Fun” day to introduce the Year of Faith. If you are working only with children, then omit the adult discussion parts and…

attitude of prayer

An Attitude of Prayer

Editor’s note: Today we welcome Carol Ann Chybowski to the New Evangelizers blogging team! One of the hardest things we do as Christians is to carry our faith out of our churches and out of our homes and into the ordinary,…

running to stand still

Running to Stand Still

Editor’s note: Today we welcome Luciano Corbo to the New Evangelizers blogging team! I live in a small Ontario, Canada city across from the great state of Michigan, separated by the beautiful ‘Bluewater’ of the St. Clair River.  I often…

Who are you following?

Who are YOU following?

I’m a social media junkie, no two ways about it. I’ve spent the last couple of years diving into the waters and I’ve also learned to adopt a bit of an arms-length approach. It hasn’t been easy. It has, however,…

Faith and Hope

Of all the tasks that come with the responsibility of being representatives of Christ on the planet I think that the hardest ones to practice are faith and hope.   To maintain both of these is pretty much a full-time…

One Soul at a Time

One Soul at a Time

If we want to show the entire world the love of Christ, we must begin one soul at a time.  We can try to reach the masses, when possible, but we are much less likely to have an impact this…

The Final Word – Disciples Called to Witness

The Final Word – Disciples Called to Witness

The conclusion of our ongoing discussion of  Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization This document isn’t particularly long. It’s not really that hard to read. But will I remember it when I’m out in the midst of the all…

Having a Blessed Day

Having a Blessed Day

Editor’s note: Today we welcome Dianna Kennedy to the New Evangelizers blogging team! “Have a blessed day!” The housekeeper’s words echoed in my ears long after the door had shut behind her. Blessed day? I was in the hospital, with my…