1. Burial of the Dead: Opportunities and Challenges

    Brian McMichael of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend suggests that the pastoral rites for the dead are an occasion for practicing the virtue of hope.


  2. Black Friday, Advent, and a Nativity Set

    Timothy P. O'Malley offers a way to get ready for the season of Advent. Forget heading to the malls with the crowds on Black Friday and instead set up a Nativity Set.
  3. Lectio Divina with Middle Schoolers

    Sami Burr learns to encounter Jesus Christ in Lectio Divina as a teacher. The teacher isn't just facilitating an activity. The teacher must also pray.


  4. Teaching As If the Kingdom Has Come

    Alex White on how the theology teacher can't be complacent as an educator. The theology teacher is to teach as if the kingdom of God itself has come.


  5. Incarnation and Re-Incarnation

    Samantha Burr on the importance of theological education in becoming a good theology teacher. You can't know method alone. You have to know the subject.

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  6. Sacramental Sex?

    Renee Roden reviews a talk by Donna Frietas at the University of Notre Dame on the hook-up culture at Catholic universities.


  7. Pilgrimage and the Urgent Question of Faith

    What happens when a pilgrimage becomes an urgent question? Leonard DeLorenzo thinks about this after his recent pilgrimage to Malta with Notre Dame.

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  8. Silence and Decision 2016

    What does a Christian do in a election when faced with a difficult decision? Renee Roden on Rodrigues' decision in Silence as a way of forming consciences.