we had confirmation this morning and it went well the bishop was great—- good homily and Thomas actually showed up, was confirmed, and seemed happy to be there, not sulking though Olivia fainted after the consecration and had to be carried out all our kids were well dressed and well behaved. one girl from one […]
very important but hard to formulte. I’m never happy with the wording of mine…. or with my enforcement of it. I found this one online and thought it pretty good. Regular Attendance is required in this class. Repeated absences will not be accepted without penalty. Furthermore, students who arrive late or leave early will be […]
…the hardest thing to do as a teacher. This site is for high school kids, but has good framework for basic questions to ask about a novel.
another prof is teaching both one day in the life of Ivan Denisovich and The Handmaid’s Tale… Link to her syllabus (good essay questions)
It’s been hard to find time to gather my thoughts enough to record them. This class meets 4 days a week. And last weekend we went to Maine to visit Dom’s mother and sister. First I really am enjoying the experience so far. 13 students in the class, a good number. 7 women, six men, […]
This reminds me of some of the conversations I had with Dom. Especially last summer when I was taking the class that focus on Latino students at Salem State. I still feel undecided on the issue. I think most of the teachers at SSC were kinda wrong-headed. But then I think this author makes a […]
This piece from an athiest in Africa examines criticism of the Catholic Church. And the same issues from a Catholic perspective: short, but a good introduction to the Catholic point of view
An amazing essay. Need I say more?
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH’S VIEW OF NON-CATHOLIC CHRISTIANS by Karl Adam A very clear and lucid discussion.
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-oe-zuk24may24,1,2108950.story?coll=la-news-comment Theresa pointed my attention to this story by a biology professor. She reflects on student whose optimism is quite unfounded.