Faith that Works

Teaching middle schoolers how to live and practice their faith

When I first moved to the Northwest, I was an idealistic 21 year old fresh out of a huge state school with a vibrant campus ministry. Before that I had attended 13 years of Catholic school in a VERY traditional religious community, and I also came from a family that prayed often at home and …

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This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you use my link to purchase one of the books I am reviewing I receive a small commission at no cost to you. Last summer I wrote a post about My Badass Book of Saints by Maria Morera Johnson, which you can read here. Super Girls …

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This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you click through and purchase a book using my link, I receive a small commission at no cost to you. While most of my posts so far this summer have been about books that have been helpful to me in my own walk with God this …

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This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you click on and purchase a book using my link, I receive a small commission at no cost to you. When our former assistant pastor Father Peter was in the seminary, he was placed at our school for a semester to see what it would be …

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This post contains affiliate links. This means if you click though and purchase a book using my link, I receive a small commission at no cost to you. It all started with Interior Freedom by Jacques Philippe. When my parents came to visit after I had my son, my dad gave me a copy, which …

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This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you purchase a book using one of my links, I receive a small commission at no cost to you. At the start of last school year, the middle school teachers decided to base our back to school retreat on the life of Pier Giorgio Frassati. I …

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This post contains affiliate links. This means if you purchase a book using my link, I receive a small commission at no cost to you. I don’t know when I first heard the story of Maximilian Kolbe, but as soon as I did, I knew his example would have a profound impact on my life. …

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