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Should Girls Study the Classical Liberal Arts?

by Katy Hannon (Age 16) Louisiana, USA God gave man something different than all other creatures: reason.  Our one goal in life should simply be to be what God made us to be, which means to always seek to be wise and reasonable creatures, working to do His will here on earth.  The man who […]

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Our Vision

Alexander Ockenfels (Age 17) North Carolina/Iowa, USA In today’s world, it is hard to find a good place for Catholic students to read and discuss matters relevant to the young people of our generation. It is our mission here at CLAA News, to provide a place which can be used by all students of the […]

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What Your Neighbors Need

If you live in a normal American neighborhood, you probably don’t know your neighbors very well.  They do their thing and you do yours.  “Mind your own business” is the rule.  While that surely makes for what appears to be a peaceful neighborhood, it’s not what human community should be.  Men were called by Aristotle […]

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What is “the Gospel”?

The Gospel is “the good news” that God has fulfilled ancient promises He made–promises that have been made since the beginning of human history–to send a Savior into the world who would free us from all that harms us, give us strength to become holy and ultimately destroy all evil for ever.  There are four […]

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Questions for Americans

by Joel Trumbo ***Note:  The following piece was written by a CLAA father who is currently serving as an Army Ranger in the U.S. military.  -William Michael**** As we prepare to celebrate our nation’s Independence, were the founding Father morally justified in declaring Independence? 1. If the Founding Father were RIGHT to physically resist a […]

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Why the LotH Challenges Us

I’ll be the first to admit it: making the Liturgy of the Hours my family’s devotional focus has been unpleasant. I was a devout Anglican who loved (and still love) my Book of Common Prayer and my Scripture reading calendar. I loved the Coverdale Psalter, my monthly psalm readings, my two Bible chapters in the […]

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Protected: College & Career: Part 1

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CLAA Simple Life Camp 2012

Originally posted on CLAA News:
Registration is now open for the CLAA’s Simple Life Camp March 19-23, 2012. Everything you need to know is right here:  http://www.classicalliberalarts.com/page.cfm/page/310/Mr.-Michaels-Simple-Life-Camp God bless, William Michael

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The Outreach Myth and Modern “Evangelism”

by William Michael January 21, 2012 Note 1.  Some have refused to read the opening lines of his article and accuse me of calling sporting a waste of time.  That’s completely false.  I say plainly in the opening lines that I believe that one particular stream of sporting is a waste of time.  To learn […]

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David and God’s Will

by William Michael January 20, 2012 This morning, we read the acts of David prior to his ascension to the throne of Israel.  What we find in David is a man who operates on a set of principles very different from most men today.  Let’s consider the context of today’s reading and its importance for […]

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