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Catholic Faith Education Newsletter

April 7, 2008 - Volume 1, Number 7

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Featured on the Catholic Faith Education Blog

§ Biblia Clerus - Reading the Word of God with the Church

"This program offers Sacred Scripture, its interpretation in light of Sacred Tradition and the teachings of the Magisterium, with appropriate theological commentary and exegesis.
The downloadable version allows you to connect Sacred Scripture to the complete works of many Doctors of the Church, Councils, Encyclicals, teachings of the Popes, Catechisms, as well as commentaries from secular literature, etc." Read more...

Dorothy Day§ Artisans of Social Change Poster Series - Artisans of Social Change Poster Series - Artist Leo Harts, a Minister of Peace and Justice for Mennonite Church USA, has created a series of very large posters of “artisans of social change”. Each of the 20 ink drawing of peace and justice leaders is accompanied by one of their quotes. Read more...

§ Documents on the Eucharist - Year of the Eucharist Online Catholic Resources

There is a large number of eucharistic resources on this page. These “touch on various topics relative to the Sacrament of the Eucharist: the real presence of Christ's body and blood under the forms of bread and wine in the blessed sacrament, why the Roman Catholic Mass is both meal and truly a sacrifice, practical tips on getting more out of the mass, and finally reflections upon and resources for eucharistic adoration and other kinds of prayer leading to or flowing from the Eucharist.” Read more...

For more resources on the Eucharist:

Chiara Lubich with John Paul II

§ Chiara Lubic, who passed away recently (March 14), was the founder of the Focolare movement and has been called "the prophet of unity." The key to unity among all mankind, she believed, could be found in Jesus forsaken. Read more...

For resources on Chiara Lubich and the Focolare movement see:
Chiara Lubich: Resources for Catholic Educators
Chiara Lubich: Quotes

§ Youth Ministry Resources - The Office of Catholic Youth for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto has a web site with a treasure trove of great resources:

“This section includes resources that will help you in your ministry whether it be school, parish or community. Whether you are a young person, youth minister or young adult, you can find resources that will benefit you both personally and in your ministry” -- Read more...

For more resources for youth ministry see: Youth Ministry: Resources for Catholic Educators.

Resources on the Sunday Readings

Resources for Catholic Educators Store: Acts of the Apostles; Holy Spirit; Prayer

Scripture Cards


Northern Water-Thrush - Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts col 3.15
Northern Water-Thrush
Sheet of color 6 cards PDF Grayscale Word document


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Other Useful Resources Online

EasterFrom Easter to Pentecost - "The Catholic season of Easter 2008 begins on Easter Sunday, March 23, and ends at Pentecost, May 11. Our feature includes an Easter calendar, readings, audio and video reflections, updated daily for the 50 days of Easter season." 

Articles Online

§ Spirituality Today: Selections - Selected Articles from the Archives of a Dominican Journal of Spirituality

“From 1949 through 1992, first as Cross and Crown and then as Spirituality Today the Chicago Dominican province published a quarterly journal of spirituality in the Dominican tradition. The publication's archives contain much that is still of great value. We share these articles with our visitors with a promise of more to come in the future”

Articles from 1982-1992 are now available on the Web site.

§ Living Bulwark - This is a monthly publication of the “The Sword of the Spirit, an ecumenical association comprised of more than 65 communities in 24 countries—more than 10,000 people using their time, money, and resources to help their fellow human beings. Members belong to Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox traditions.”

The online magazine’s archives contain the full content of issues published from October 2006 till now.


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