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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc. February 13, 2023 3 min read

Valentine’s Day and the Secret of the Heart

Learn about Valentine's Day, St. Valentine, and the role of the heart.
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Lauren Woodrell February 10, 2023 8 min read

3 Healing Miracles of Our Lady of Lourdes

A look at three healing miracles of Our Lady of Lourdes: Marie Bailly (and the conversion of Alexis Carrel), Gabriel Gargam, and John Traynor.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S. February 8, 2023 3 min read

4 Powerful Prayers for Catechists and Teachers

These 4 prayers for catechists and teachers are a reminder and an encouragement to start your class off with prayer.
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Katie Kresser, Ph.D February 6, 2023 7 min read

Art for the Ages: A New Perspective

In her latest 'Art for the Ages' installment, Dr. Kresser looks at different forms of art to warn us against the belief that new is better.
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Magis Center February 1, 2023 5 min read

8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Anger

The Catechism defines the sin of anger as a desire for revenge. Here we disect three examples of anger and its repercussions in literature.
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Magis Center January 27, 2023 5 min read

5 Catholic Apologetics Questions Students Ask (and How to Answer Them)

Whether you’re a religious ed. teacher, a DRE, or even a parent, you may have been asked one or all of these contemporary Catholic apologetics questions.
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Magis Center January 24, 2023 9 min read

Can Catholics Believe in Near Death Experiences?

An in-depth look into near-death experiences and where they fit into the Catholic Faith.
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Magis Center January 20, 2023 2 min read

Credible Catholic is Now Called ‘Magis Institute for Teachers and Catechists’

Magis has an exciting announcement: Credible Catholic is now called ‘Magis Institute for Teachers and Catechists’! And the growth is not stopping there!
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Bill Schmitt January 12, 2023 4 min read

Let 'Gaslighting' Illuminate the Need for Truth

Merriam-Webster’s 2022 word of the year, 'gaslighting,' brings a timely catechetical relevance: a need for truth in today's culture.
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Dr. Robert Kurland, Ph.D. January 10, 2023 10 min read

The 'Just Right' Anthropic Coincidences of Our Goldilocks Universe: Part IV

Dr. Kurland continues to discuss the 'just right' anthropic coincidences of our universe by examining the chemistry of water and hydrogen bonding.
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John Clark January 5, 2023 6 min read

The Trilemma Of C.S. Lewis, Part Five: Jesus Is God

As John Clark wraps up his series on the 'Trilema of C.S. Lewis,' he discusses his application of apologetics to the claim that Jesus is God.
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Katie Kresser, Ph.D January 3, 2023 5 min read

Art for the Ages: Botticelli and the Divine Human

Dr. Katie Kresser explores the work of Sandro Botticelli and what it means to be made in the image of God.
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