Tag: RCIA

How to lead people into a deeper understanding of God’s plan for the family: Catholic catechesis and RCIA

Filed in Family by on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
How to lead people into a deeper understanding of God’s plan for the family: Catholic catechesis and RCIA

I have loved watching and following the footage of Pope Francis in the US recently, and have been overjoyed to hear of conversions and graces coming from his visit. Such a blessed time for a […]

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7 Quick Takes on Dorothy Day, poverty, disciple-making, babies and Hillsong

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7 Quick Takes on Dorothy Day, poverty, disciple-making, babies and Hillsong

– 1 – So far this summer, I’ve loved being immersed in the ultra-inspiring autobiography of Dorothy Day. It is entitled, somewhat harrowingly, The Long Loneliness. I must admit, I’d always had a notion of Dorothy […]

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Can catechesis get in the way of making disciples? (Part 2)

Filed in Catholic by on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
Can catechesis get in the way of making disciples? (Part 2)

(You can find Part 1 of this post here.) In the last post, I suggested there are two ways that catechesis can get in the way of making disciples. First, I wrote about how catechesis can […]

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How do you know that what you’re doing is working?

Filed in Spirituality by on February 26, 2015 2 Comments
How do you know that what you’re doing is working?

It was a moment of doubt. I was sitting in the pub, waiting for a couple of our RCIA candidates to turn up, flicking through posts in the Forming Intentional Disciples Forum on my phone. Wondering […]

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7 Quick Takes on joy, Christmas, Made for Glory, and disciple-making

Filed in News by on December 12, 2014 0 Comments
7 Quick Takes on joy, Christmas, Made for Glory, and disciple-making

-1- I love this image of joy, from new life in Christ! Apparently, St Seraphim of Sarov said, “The Holy Spirit turns into joy whatever he touches”. I know I have experienced this – I […]

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Top Ten RCIA Traps

Filed in Catholic by on June 10, 2013 0 Comments

Recently a number of conversations with different people have highlighted for me that in many parish RCIA processes there are still some fairly dismal practices going on. RCIA, in my view, is one of the […]

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