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The Old Days: Were They Really That Good?

ON "BEING CATHOLIC" IN TWO DIFFERENT DISPENSATIONS

John Lyon

January-February 2018

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Catechesis & the Average Catholic
July-August 2015

The average American Catholic is a 48-year-old woman married to a Catholic spouse with whom she has two children. She attends Mass at least once a month, puts $10 in the collection, and is not very active in her parish.

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On the Fundamental Evil of Fragmentation

DIGGING OUT OF THE DUNGEON OF SELF

Edmund B. Miller

September 2014

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Why Support Catholic Schools?

A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER ASKS…

W. Patrick Cunningham

September 2012

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Where Have All the Students Gone?
March 2012

Media coverage of Catholic school closings in city after city raises a certain question that isn't asked, and that few can even imagine asking.

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Catholic Science Textbooks Swept Away

CAN SCIENCE & PHILOSOPHY BE SEPARATED?

Murray S. Daw

December 2011

Any approach to teaching science must begin with certain attitudes and assumptions about the nature of the world around us.

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Moving Beyond the 'Yellow Armadillo'
October 2008

While many Church officials and patrons are still intent on erecting ugly novelty churches, some architects are taking a different approach.

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A Question of Conviction
September 2008

When sacrilegious art -- like a painting depicting the Virgin Mary wearing a G-string -- appears on a Catholic campus, what should be the proper response?

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Teacher Preparation in Catholic Colleges

MISSING THE BOAT

Kenneth M. Weinig

April 2007

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What's Wrong With Religious Education...

...AND HOW TO FIX IT

Michael McBride

July/August 2006

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Dad, How Do You Say 'Video' in Latin?

LEARN LATIN & LEARN MORE OF EVERYTHING

Silvano Borruso

May 2006

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Beware of Thomas Groome or Anything Associated With Him

SHARED CHRISTIAN GOBBLEDYGOOK

Stacey Johnson

December 2004

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Protecting Our Children From Catholic Schools

YES, REALLY!

Charles James

December 2003

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Raising Religious & Moral Standards for Catholic High School Students

YES, IT IS POSSIBLE TO FAIL A RELIGION CLASS

Jason T. Adams

December 2003

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Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning

ADVANCING CLASSICAL EDUCATION AT MERCY ACADEMY

Darrell Dobbs

June 2002

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The Art of True Education

THE SOIL MUST BE RICH

Robert K. Carlson

June 2002

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Conformed to the World?
October 2001

Even the brightest graduates of diocesan Catholic schools are idiots.

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What's Your Score on the S.A.T. (Salvation Aptitude Test)?

IF A LITTLE LEARNING IS DANGEROUS, HOW DANGEROUS IS NONE?

Noel J. Augustyn

April 1999

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No Premarital Sex? It's News to Catholic Students

DON'T DO THAT THING IF YOU AIN'T GOT THAT RING

Christopher Kaczor

February 1999

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"Ed Speak" Invades Catholic Schools

AD MAJOREM MUNDI GLORIAM

Ellen Chris Fanizzi

December 1998

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A Catholic Alternative to Decadent Colleges

ON THE TRANSMISSION OF CULTURE & CIVILIZATION

Mitchell Kalpakgian

November 1995

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The Tale of a Dead Seminary

HITCHHIKING WITH THE ZEITGEIST

Stanley R. Rudcki

May 1995

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