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The Apostle’s Creed

  I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord,who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and … Continue reading

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The Nicene Creed

I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible. I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages. God … Continue reading

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English 10-1 Final Exam

This final exam will be two written responses: one creative narrative AND one expository literary response to Shakespeare. Divide your time 50/50 between the two, I offer. Total time: 2.5 hours Written Response #1: Narrative The first response must be … Continue reading

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English 10-1 Final Exam 2

This final exam will be a CHOICE of two written responses: one creative narrative OR one expository literary response to Shakespeare. Total time: 2.5 hours Written Response #1: Narrative The first response must be a narrative – but here are … Continue reading

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English 10-1 Final Exam 1

This final exam will be two written responses: one creative narrative AND one expository literary response to Shakespeare. Divide your time 50/50 between the two, I offer. Total time: 2.5 hours Written Response #1: Narrative The first response must be … Continue reading

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In Camera: English 20-1 Final Exam

Imagine a mysterious room. In the room there are three people waiting. The three people are deceased. The room then is a depiction of the afterlife. A character from Shakespeare’s Macbeth has spent a long time alone before eventually being … Continue reading

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Give Advice to a Trusted Friend

“Make big things from small beginnings.” First Read Titus. The letter from Paul to Titus is very short and was written (around 66 AD) to a Church leader who did not become very famous. And yet a passage from this … Continue reading

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God in Our Family Life

Consider the following excerpt from Amoris Laetitia by Pope Francis: Love rejoices with others 109. The expression chaírei epì te adikía[“rejoice over wrongdoing”] (1 Corinthians 13:6) has to do with a negativity lurking deep within a person’s heart. It is … Continue reading

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To Build a Fire

Read “To Build a Fire” by Jack London.Responding to the Story The author writes of the main character, “The trouble with him was that he was without imagination.” Why would it be important to have imagination living and traveling in … Continue reading

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The Central Logic of Christianity

In this Bishop Barron video, he lays out the argument about what is the “central logic of Christianity.” Watch the video: pause, rewind, watch again, question, research, read scripture, note, start again, pause, note some more. Write a post in … Continue reading

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Lord of the Flies Written Response

Read Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Choose one of the following approaches as a final written response to the novel: 1. Write a 5 Paragraph Essay: How do we live with the consequences of our decision making? or … Continue reading

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Who First Proposed the Big Bang Theory?

Georges Lemaître. Duncan Aikman of the New York Times spotlighted Lemaitre’s view in 1933: “‘There is no conflict between religion and science,’ Lemaïtre has been telling audiences over and over again in this country …. His view is interesting and … Continue reading

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2018 Synod of Bishops on Young People, Faith, and Vocational Discernment

Bishop Dowd of Montreal wrote the following while participating in the Synod of Bishops on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment in Rome in October 2018: The 4 basic questions I believe constitute the corners and edges that anchor the … Continue reading

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CCCB Reiterates Objections to Recreational Cannabis Legalization

Source: CCCB The Catholic Church for its part continues to underline the ethical problems involved with the recreational use and abuse of this drug: the negative risks that impact on psychological and physical health, the growing problems of a society … Continue reading

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Multiple “Signs” of Intelligence in the Bible

Read about Howard Gardner’s eight “signs” of intelligence. Set A Luke 10:38-42 What does Mary do? John 11:5 What is Jesus’ attitude toward Mary, Martha and Lazarus? John 11:20-22 What is Martha’s faith based on? Logic? A Convincing argument? Her … Continue reading

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