It would be an understatement to say that this Advent has been very special for our family. This week we were blessed with a new baby girl and I am now a proud father of two little angels.
There are a few contests roaming around the web right now that I thought you might be interested in. Check them out: Ave Maria Press’s Brother Andre Essay Contest Details at http://engagingfaith.blogspot.com/2010/08/scholarship-contest-celebrating.html Prize: $500 scholarship for students enrolled in Catholic high schools Deadline: September 17, 2010 Requirements: 500 word essay titled “Brother André Bessette: A [...]
Welcome to the new site, www.thereligionteacher.com! First, thank you for sticking with me during the transition to the new site. The experience has been great and I’m excited about the new possibilities the move has opened up. Second, the new e-book The Religion Teacher’s Guide to Lesson Planning will launch in October. If you would [...]
This Labor Day weekend, The Religion Teacher will be migrating to www.thereligionteacher.com. I have wanted to make this move for awhile now, and I am finally prepared to do it at the loss of some PageRank in Google (for now). Update your bookmarks and links! If you have this page bookmarked, go over to www.thereligionteacher.com [...]
The popular Los Angeles Religious Education Congress is less than 14 days away. This is one of the largest Catholic conferences in the United States and certainly one of the largest gatherings of religious educators worldwide. Although the event is hosted by the diocese of Los Angeles, it is certainly an international event. Over the [...]
I had the opportunity to meet Kyle and Dan from the Catholic band “Popple” a couple of weeks ago at a Confirmation Retreat. Popple is a popular Catholic band that travels the country singing at parishes, high schools, diocesan events, youth rallies, and conferences. I caught up with Dan last week for a quick interview. [...]
People often say that your vocation is where your greatest passion meets the world’s greatest need. If this blog isn’t a dead give-away, I love teaching religion. I have an insatiable desire to learn everything I can about the Catholic faith and share that love with others. On one restless night of my junior year [...]
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