Faith that Works

Teaching middle schoolers how to live and practice their faith

Happy feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe! A few years ago, I came across an image that I fell in love with. It depicts Our Lady of Guadalupe, not as she usually is shown, but in profile in front of an open window. A starry night sky sparkles over a dark desert. Mary is kneeling, …

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Saints are an important part of any Catholic religion program, and it always makes me sad that my students know so few.  A few years ago our art teacher as school started incorporating writing icons into her curriculum, and it seemed like a great opportunity to work more saint research into religion class.  So now …

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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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