About the Author

Jonathan Jergens

I'm a Catechist and attend St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Ann in Fayetteville, North Carolina. I've been in the military 11 years, and I am stationed at Ft. Bragg.

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Musical Theology: Honey I’m Good

Jonathan Jergens Men, Music, TOB, Young Adult, Youth Ministry Leave a Comment

Time for another musical theology article! My last article was Maroon 5, and I have been using music videos and songs to teach in Faith Formation. The students like them a lot, but it actually gives them time to understand the lyrics and what they are actually singing along to. So I decided to make it a “thing” in class! …

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Gospel Reflection: 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jonathan Jergens Eucharist, Reflection, Sacraments Leave a Comment

The readings today are a continuation of last week’s Gospel account. In this Gospel, the Jews are starting to realize, in a particular way, who Jesus claims to be. The Jews murmur to one another – “Who is this guy? We know his parents…why is he saying he came down from heaven?” No prophet of the Old Testament ever claimed …

CatholicRAW

CatholicRAW!!

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CatholicRAW is a new podcast offered by Catholic 2.0 and Stephen Codekas, one of Catholic 2.0’s authors. Catholic 2.0 viewers get the first release early! Please check out the audio link and tune in, and like the Facebook Page here. We will post these podcasts every Sunday, so check it out! Make it your Sunday time with Christ after Mass. …

March for Life

Planned Parenthood and Abortion

Jonathan Jergens Article, News, Sin, TOB Leave a Comment

If you have watched the news in the last 24 hours, you have probably seen the latest story about Planned Parenthood, a pro-choice, abortion provider who performs thousands of abortions a year. They are a non-profit organization and are funded in part by the federal government. If you haven’t seen the story, the Associated Press article is linked here. To …

Heroic Priesthood

Jonathan Jergens Holy Orders, Men, Sacraments, Video, Young Adult Leave a Comment

Discerning the priesthood is sometimes seen as something for only the holiest of people. Some people even think that the priesthood means “giving up” everything unique about a person. It’s as if the priesthood means losing your identity. As the video shows, the priesthood takes all kinds of people. Each priest is an individual, with their own strenghts and weaknesses. …