Faith that Works

Teaching middle schoolers how to live and practice their faith

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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This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click and purchase a book using my link, I receive a small commission at no cost to you. A few years ago my dad gave me a copy of Interior Freedom by Jacques Philippe. My dad had been through a very difficult time in his …

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When reading through my Magnificat magazine this month, something caught my eye. The Stations of the Cross have always been one of my favorite Lenten practices, and I love the way that our school displays them in the hallways so students can pray them any time. So I was really excited to discover the Via …

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One of the ways that I am trying to help my class celebrate Easter this year is by teaching them some of the classic Easter hymns and songs, and also introducing them to some more contemporary music as well. I hope some of these songs can help you in your celebration of Easter. This post …

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After this, Joseph of Arimathea, secretly a disciple for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate if he could remove the body of Jesus. And Pilate permitted it. So he came and took his body.”John 19: 38 Although not strictly portrayed in scripture, I love the image of the Pieta, which is the background image for …

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A large crowd of people followed Jesus, including many women who mourned and lamented him. Luke 23:27 This post contains affiliate links. This means if you click through and purchase something using my link I receive a small commission at no cost to you. I’ve always loved the tradition of the Stations of the Cross. …

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