5 Things Every Catholic Teacher Needs To Know

In the daily battle of Catholic education it’s easy to get lost in the grind. Assessments, assemblies, deadlines and detentions can quickly conspire to make you wonder why you turned down that job in the circus! As you make your way through each day here are five simple ideas to keep you going.

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The Centrality of Catholic Catechesis For Students

 

I was always amused by the quote from one cardinal who had spent a large amount of money updating the religious education textbooks in his archdiocese. Many people complained, more or less vocally, at the expense.

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The Gospel Of Niceness In Catholic Education

 

This message is hard for some people to hear.

I will post a link at the bottom to the full article from Father Longenecker. Basically, I agree with him. I think for many years so many catholic schools have travelled a very long way down the winding path of a gospel of salvation by political ideology and not the path of salvation by grace.

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Why Catechesis Is So Much More Than Just Formulas

 

One of the criticisms of previous eras in the religious formation of young people is around the learning of rote formulas. In the past, many students learned significant parts of the catechism off by heart. The criticism is that this led to a whole load of head knowledge and very little heart knowledge.

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Going Deeper is a weekly online staff formation formation program in Catholic identity and Catholic teaching on education. It inspires, educates and challenges every Catholic teacher to deepen in their personal faith and knowledge of Catholic teaching so they can fulfil their noble vocation within the great mission of Catholic education.