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Relationships and Sexuality Education – a challenge for Catholic parents

Anyone who developed a liking for Korean dramas during the lockdowns will be familiar with the term ‘higher-ups’. South Korea is still quite a deferential society, and ‘higher-ups’ are the people who make the key decisions by which we live our lives. There probably was a time when higher-ups were sure-footed individuals who made ideology-free...

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Available NOW – online orders: OUR SCHOOL IS CATHOLIC

OUR SCHOOL IS CATHOLIC – SO WHAT? A comprehensive review of the challenges facing Catholic schools and of how to address these. A worthwhile study, with practical implementable actions, for all interested in the future of Catholic education in Ireland. Order now from this website. CONTENTS Introduction Section 1 – Setting the scene  1. Aspects...

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Our School is Catholic – Introduction

Quote from Introduction to Our School is Catholic – So What? “As the influence of Catholic education on society wanes, so too does a people’s capacity to resist the secular forces that are eking away at the foundations of democracy. This book argues that if Ireland, and the Western world, wish to have a democratic...

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What makes a school Catholic?

Why does our modern democratic society need Catholic education? How can schools counter the challenges of secularisation? How can a Catholic school promote character education? How can schools counter the negative influences of a growing woke culture? How can schools be true to their Catholic characteristic spirit? What constitutes a good Relationships and Sexuality Education...

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Democracy Needs Christianity – Review Michael Kirke

This is an extract from a review by Micahel Kirke. The full article is available on  https://mercatornet.com/does-democracy-need-christianity/71399/  …The world before Christ was a savage place. Ancient civilisations were cruel and unforgiving. In this world, despite the benign and wise voices of people like Akhenaten, Zoroaster, Socrates, Cicero and others, Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome placed...

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God Exists – review by Dr John Murray

This is an extract from a review by John Murray is Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Iona Institute, and is a lecturer in Theology at Dublin City University. Full review available at  https://ionainstitute.ie/does-god-exist-and-if-he-does-so-what/ ….The book is structured as a dialogue between a young, searching man, Peter, and an older, wiser and well-informed...

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Escaping the Bunker launches on 11 March

We are delighted to announce Escaping the Bunker launches on 11 March. If you wish to attend the launch please use the zoom link below. Topic: BOOK LAUNCH: Escaping the Bunker by Mark Hamilton Time: Thursday Mar 11, 2021 08:00 PM Dublin Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/91680657370?pwd=USt3YTlra256K0V3ZXhoT1Brd05sUT09 Meeting ID: 916 8065 7370 Passcode: Launch There is...

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ESCAPING THE BUNKER extracts

Western democracy is in turmoil and Christianity points to the ways out. A must-read for anyone –  politicians, clerics, media wishing to better understand the problems and the solutions. Order your copy now from www.sowhat.ie ESCAPING THE BUNKER extract 3pdf ESCAPING THE BUNKER extract4 ESCAPING THE BUNKER extract 5

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How to escape the bunker

Democracy is in decline and Christians seem unable or unwilling to rescue it. Read more in Mark Hamilton’s new book Escaping the Bunker – Democracy Needs Christianity – So What? Available for ordering now. Only available through Sowhat.ie CONTENTS  Introduction                                                                         5 Section 1: Democracy, Christianity and Christians             9 Understanding the challenge 10 Understanding...

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A resolution for 2021 –  As left and right merge we must resist the lie

Travel, trade and learning created a market for bi-lingual dictionaries over five hundred years ago. It took an early 17th century teacher to see the need for a ‘hard-words’ dictionary and it wasn’t until the 18th century that general purpose dictionaries – as we now know them – came into being.  In the 19th century,...