Lent is the time in which the Church prepares to celebrate the Lord’s Resurrection at Easter. The goal of the 6.5 weeks of Lent is an inner conversion of heart, and we do this by seeking the Lord through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.
Over the past several years, the Magis Center has worked with the Council for Catechetics of the Irish Bishop’s conference to implement Credible Catholic into religious education programs across the Republic of Ireland.
Teachers, catechists, and parents are searching for trustworthy resources to help answer students' challenging questions on faith. The 7 Essential Modules, apologetics for teens, provide concrete answers to students’ most common questions on faith!
“‘Contrariwise,’ continued Tweedledee, 'if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn’t, it ain’t. That’s logic.’”—Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass
In this season of giving, while holiday sales lure us into filling our online carts with “things,” too often what we give and receive has nothing to do with that first Christmas in Bethlehem. What if the gifts we give this year could actually help our world heed the Advent proclamation: “Prepare the way of the Lord”—not only in this season, but all year long?
After years of producing apologetics, I recently learned something new about evangelizing others.
There are so many exciting opportunities ahead of us to turn the rising tide of unbelief through rational and scientific evidence for God, Jesus, the soul, the Catholic Church, and her moral teaching. These include the opportunities to:
“So, prayer is a kind of musical staff, where we inscribe the melody of our lives. It is not in contrast with daily work, it does not contradict the many small obligations and appointments; if anything, it is the place where every action finds its meaning, its reason and its peace. In prayer.” Pope Francis