NFP: The Catholic Contraceptive?

Natural Family Planning (AKA NFP)- it’s one of the Catholic Church’s largest internal controversies.  There are very few other doctrines of the Church that are surrounded by so much mystery and shrouded with so much misunderstanding.  Depending on who you … Continue reading

Loving Christ and Hating His Church (Continued)

Apparently a lot of people were able to sympathize with my initial relationship with the Catholic Church, as was evidenced by the significant increase in viewers when my post “Loving Christ and Hating His Church: A Conversion Confession” was published … Continue reading

Catechesis and Christian Service: Best Friends or Unhappy Neighbors?

I remember back when I was in college, one of my professors shared a joke with our class that ended up being very sad, but true.  I don’t remember the content of the joke, but the point was this: there … Continue reading

Evangelization, Catechesis, and the Family

A few weeks back, I posted a blog about catechesis throughout the Church’s history, which posed the question of why religious education programs have largely failed our children over the past few decades.  The answer, as it was posited at … Continue reading

Catechesis and the Development of the Church

I recently had the great joy of attending a three-day orientation as part of my new job.  It was overwhelming in many ways, but it was also extremely thought-provoking.  One of the most poignant pieces had to do with catechesis … Continue reading