Follow-up to the Catechetical / Youth Theme – Ho Kai Paulos

A quick follow-up note for those who following the threads on this blog about catechesis, young adult literature, and so forth: Joe Wetterling has just re-launched his catechetical website, Ho Kai Paulos.   The first article is a very clear, charitable explanation of the difference between objective and subjective truth.  If you are looking for the [Read More...]

Sam Rocha’s Primer for Philosophy & Education – A Gentle Wake Up Call for Catechists

I accepted a review copy of Sam Rocha’s A Primer for Philosophy and Education with trepidation: Academics tend to write horribly, and philosophers are the worst of the lot.  Well, I found a jewel. Not only can the man write clearly and well, he can think straight, too.  Sam Rocha’s Primer is a treasure trove [Read More...]

Body + Soul = A Theology of Discipleship

I was minding my own business, researching an article on Catholic Sex Ed, and next thing I knew, I was re-learning Evangelization 101.  You know, the part where they drill into your head the ol’ maxim about “First Do No Harm”?  Or, as we say in apologetics circles, “Try Not To Be Such a Jerk”? [Read More...]


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