Preparing to Teach a Course in Faith and Science

Religion is not opposed to science!This message is being strongly addressed in several sources designed to help Catholic high school teachers of theology and science—as well as any and all connected subjects—strongly emphasize this…

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An Extra Catholic Quiz

Here's a Catholic quiz courtesy of the National Catholic Register. With 32 total questions, you might wish to divide the questions into groups of four or eight and use them to as seat work, extra credit, or as a class icebreaker. The answers to…

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A Lesson on Purgatory

Share a lesson the Church’s teaching on Purgatory. The following information is from Jesus Christ: Source of Our Salvation (2nd Edition). A short lesson follows the background information.Background InformationPurgatory is name the Church…

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Looking for the Nones

Bishop Robert Barron delivered the keynote lecture at the Cultures of Formation conference hosted by the McGrath Institute for Church Life at Notre Dame. The lecture is just over one hour in length. It is worth your time to hear Bishop Barron…

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Jim Caviezel’s Powerful Message for Young Catholics

Jim Caviezel, the actor who played Jesus in The Passion of Christ, told the audience of young Catholics to “shake off their indifference” and “express their faith in public.” This presentation--just under sixteen minutes in…

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An Argument Against Abortion: Using the S.L.E.D. Acronym

 

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All Souls’ Day and Why Catholics Pray for the Dead: A November Exercise

November 1 and November 2 are two very special days in the liturgical life of the Church. On the one hand, we prayerfully ask the saints to intercede to God for us in a special way on All Saints’ Day (November 1), while on the other hand, we…

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Prayer for the Protection of Religious Liberty

O God our Creator,from your provident hand we have receivedour right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

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Religious and Spiritual

If you've encountered teens (and adults) who repeat the mantra "I am spiritual, not religious" consider the response from Cardinal Francis George of Chicago from his Easter 2013 homily.

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Teacher Resource: Marriage and Same-Sex Relationships

Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois recently gave a presentation on the Catholic Church's teaching on the hot-button topic of marriage and same-sex relationships.

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