A Case for Catholic Education

A Case for Catholic Education

Tuesday, November 24, 2015


Randal Agostini


  1. Affirmation and Salvation
    07 Apr, 2017
    Affirmation and Salvation
    Affirmation and Salvation Matthew: 20 - Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee approached Jesus with her sons and did him homage, wishing to ask him for something. He said to her, "What do you wish?" She answered him, "Command that these two sons of mine sit, one at your right and the other at your left, in your kingdom.” The philosophical meaning of the above exchange between the Mother of James and John and Jesus delves into a complicated and profound part of our human psyche. - the yearning
  2. Marriage a Turning Point
    02 Feb, 2017
    Marriage a Turning Point
    Marriage - A turning Point.     Christmas has always been a season of Hope, especially for children and most especially for young children. We invest so much in our children, trying to make them happy    , secure and successful. But new statistics have shown how our secular lifestyles are threatening their future, the future of society. As Christians we are not supposed to lose sight of the larger picture. How is it then that we have so easily swept the problems associated with broken
  3. Come Let us Adore Him
    20 Dec, 2016
    Come Let us Adore Him
    Come Let us Adore Him     Adoration: The intense and greatest admiration culminating in reverent worship of the Divine. Acts of homage in words of praise, prayer or gifts that express the adoring attitude of the creature in the presence of his Creator. The expression of the soul's mystical realization of God's presence (Smith’s Bible Dictionary, 1901).     There is just one occasion in the Gospels where God is adored: Matthew 2:11: The Magi on entering the house saw the child with Mary his
  4. Love
    18 Aug, 2016
    Love “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” - Mother Teresa   "At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.” - Plato   "For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul." - Judy Garland. The concept of Love is used for so many emotions that the Ancient Greeks used six different words: Eros the erotic love in Passion;  Philia for close friendship;  Ludus, a playful love associated with children or a gathering of friends;
  5. What did Jesus Write?
    26 Apr, 2016
    What did Jesus Write?
    What did Jesus Write? It’s a well-known story of forgiveness in John, chapter 8, but it remains mysterious. “Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of committing adultery.” Upon hearing this, Jesus kneels and begins to write in the sand. What was Jesus writing? Scripture doesn’t tell us, but the reactions of those in the crowd give us some clues.  Jesus speaks to the crowd who had gathered to stone the woman. “He who is without sin may cast the first stone.” The crowd responds by