Faith that Works

Teaching middle schoolers how to live and practice their faith

It’s almost October, and in my planning for classes, this is when I prep for my students to learn about Saint Gianna and for my 8th grade students to begin researching and learning the lives of the saints they will perform on All Saints Day. You can read more about that here. While my enthusiasm …

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This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you click on a book title and purchase a book using my link, I receive a small commission at no cost to you. Thanks for following along with my summer spirituality series. This will be the last post in the series, so it’s just a recap …

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This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you click the link and purchase the book, I receive a small commission at no cost to you. Thank you for supporting my ministry in Catholic education. I’ve written before about my small community of women who meet to study God’s word with me. While the …

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This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you click my link and purchase a book, I receive a small commission at no cost to you. However, the link about Lectio Divina is just an explanation of what that means. I first bought Ponder last summer, but got side tracked in my attempts to …

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This post contains affiliate links. This means if you click on one of the links and purchase a book, I receive a small commission at no cost to you. When I was in college, I read a lot of Henri Nouwen. A Catholic priest who left an illustrious career in academia to live with the …

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This post contains affiliate links. This means if you click on my link and purchase a book, I receive a small commission at no cost to you. Esther is another amazing study by Beth Moore. From the first time I was introduced to her studies in college, Beth Moore’s insight into scripture and her obvious …

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One of my least favorite things about religion textbooks is the fact that they are all designed with a once a week parish class in mind. In order for publishers to make their money, they have to create books that they can market for both the school and the parish consumer. The result, as far …

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