Faith that Works

Teaching middle schoolers how to live and practice their faith

Some great websites to get you started on your Lenten journey.


I love retreats.  I love going on retreats, although it can be a little difficult in the rural area where I live and teach.  I love helping on retreats- especially in the planning and behind the scenes work.  But there is something truly special about exposing someone else to their first ever experience of a …

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Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links.  This means that if you decide to click through and purchase that item using my link, I will receive a small commission at no cost to you.  My Life with the Saints (10th Anniversary Edition) * by James Martin, SJ available from I read this …

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This Sunday Pope Francis will celebrate a mass in honor of the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees.  This is in no way a political post, but it seems more important than ever to help students think critically about Catholic social teaching in an increasingly hostile political environment.  In light of recent comments about …

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