What’s Really Wrong with Catholic Religious Education? Everything. UPDATED

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You know that 40 Years of Bad Catechesis you've all been scapegoating for everything that ails the Church? That Babylonian Captivity of Sound Doctrine, that Wandering in the Wilderness of the Butterfly Banner for which I've been saying a grudging mea culpa ever since my reversion? Well, you're partly right. And partly really, really wrong. Bad Catechesis has been an integral part of our tradition for a lot longer than 40 years, and it still goes on. Our seeming inability to form Catholics … [Read more...]

Angry Birds Biblical: A Modest Proposal

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I am chewing on a couple of more serious and thoughtful posts, but in the mean time I can't resist wondering aloud why a critical marketing need isn't being met. After spending hours watching my 3-year-grandson level up through Angry Birds Original, Space, Seasons, Rio, and Star Wars (not to mention Bad Piggies) on his daddy's iPad, devouring endless EvanTubeHD videos in which a young boy with either something nasty on the toy manufacturers or the most overindulgent parents in the world opens … [Read more...]


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