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Who Do You Say That I Am?

Resolved:  most Catholics can’t answer this question.  Worse, many of our problems come from people who think they can.

Today’s gospel:

Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi and he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”  They replied, “Some say John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”  He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”  Simon Peter said in reply, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”  Jesus said to him in reply, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah. 

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David Cruz-Uribe

Mary MacKillop

In Religious Education, Year Five have been learning about the early church in Australia. As part of their learning, the students have researched important figures including… 191 more words

Religious Education

Off radar

My folks, sister, her boyfriend and my niece returned from their Italian adventure today.  I was so looking forward to having them back, selfishly, because it meant returning Otto to his mum and dad so I could start to clear up the mess of having an additional animal in the house prior to my guests arriving at the weekend.   628 more words


August 24, 2014: 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Parish Family,

I’d like to welcome back all those who may have been away for chunks of time this summer. With schools re-opening for students this week, the opening words from today’s passage in Romans are particularly relevant: “Oh, the depths of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! 463 more words

Pastor's Pen

"Religious Education and the Challenge of Pluralism" (Seligman ed.)

This October, Oxford University Press will release “Religious Education and the Challenge of Pluralism” edited by Adam B. Seligman (Boston University).  The publisher’s description follows: 268 more words

Scholarship Roundup

beyond the box: what classes to teach?

If all of church is religious education, and if we are all educators as well as learners, then should we even still have formal classes?  Why not just have worship and committees and coffee hours function as “religious education”? 580 more words


education, relationships, and what they have to do with each other

If every aspect of church is religious education, then it stands to reason that everyone in the church is an educator.  Yes, even the students. 680 more words