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How Can We Encourage Our Children to Behave at Mass?

Our two year old son “reading” the hymnal

“Why are your kids are so calm at Mass?”

A young mom asked me this question after Mass this weekend and at first it surprised me. 1,990 more words

This Is The Life

How CCD (Nearly) Ruined A Generation of Catholics

I apologize in advance to anyone who might have stumbled upon the beginning of this blog post on Wednesday, July 23th.  The incomplete draft of this post was accidentally published on my website before I was able to take it down.  3,229 more words

Personal Reflections

What is your church teaching?

Every aspect of church is religious education.

But think of it this way: every aspect of–as an example–public school is also education, even the parts that do not take place in a classroom.   505 more words


The theology part...

I assume I should share some theology since part of my blog is theology.   Like I say in my “About” Page, my field is Christian Education or Christian Religious Education.   613 more words

Christian Education

The start of something great

As many of you will be aware, I am a teacher.  I have been in and out of the profession for a few years, what with having kids and not being able to find work.  538 more words


theological anthropology for UUs

Last week, I asked why religious education.  Today, I’m going to ask the what religious education.  What are we going to teach?  And for that, we have to discuss theological anthropology. 576 more words


just about time...

Well here we stand

the summer

half over (at least by school year standards…not necessarily weather charts or calendar )

we are at that point where we (hopefully) have… 283 more words