Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Posted by The Editors on Jul 13, 2020 5:13:13 PM

Looking for new ideas or resources to engage your faith or your ministry? Here are our weekly curated links, including offerings in each of the following categories: Prayer for the Home, Educational Opportunities, Resources (for ministers, educators, parents, etc.), and Flourishing and Fun. 

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Topics: devotional prayer, liturgy, Mass, family life, science, coronavirus, COVID-19 Resources

Liturgy and Education, Part 8: The Art of Understanding

Posted by Timothy O'Malley on Jul 8, 2020 7:04:00 AM

In our previous post for this series, we attended to the art of memory as the cultivation of the imagination. Such memory is liturgical insofar as it enables us to perceive the “more” that is given in creation. An education devoid of memory makes it difficult to perceive the world in its richness.

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Topics: liturgy, education, liturgy and education

Liturgy and Education, Part 6: Desiring Happiness

Posted by Timothy O'Malley on Jun 24, 2020 12:42:16 PM

In the last contribution to this series, I addressed the need for a liturgical interruption relative to Catholic school curricula. These curricula often presume that human beings are made for work and thus contribution to industry. This assumption is at the heart of STEM curricula. A ST(R)E(A)M curriculum simply adds religion and arts to the mix, without awareness that this addition might upset the whole basis of the curriculum to begin with.

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Topics: liturgy, education, Liturgy Week, Catholic schools, liturgy and education

Liturgy and Education, Part 5: Liturgy & the Catholic School's Curriculum

Posted by Timothy O'Malley on Jun 17, 2020 2:21:58 PM

Thus far, this series has focused on the educational qualities possessed by liturgical prayer celebrated in the school, the parish, and the family. Liturgy is educational insofar as it forms us to see human life as ordered toward the adoration of God. If we are attentive to liturgy’s pedagogy, then we may learn what it means to be fully human.

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Topics: liturgy, Catholic schools, liturgy and education, STEM, STREAM

Liturgy and Education, Part 4: Celebrating Liturgies in the Family

Posted by Timothy O'Malley on Jun 10, 2020 7:14:00 AM

Thus far in this series, we have looked at the intersection of liturgy and education in both the school and the parish. Here, I turn to the last educational milieu we will consider in this series: the family.

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Topics: liturgy, family, Liturgy Week, domestic church, liturgy and education

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