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The Catholic Teacher And Contemplative Prayer

In today’s episode I want to talk with you about a beautiful quote that helps us all realise how crucial it is for every Catholic teacher to find moments of silence and stillness. In the midst of our daily busyness its crucial to realise that God is always waiting to...

The Importance of Sacramental Renewal In Catholic Education

No Catholic school just magically transforms itself. Ultimately it’s about individual teachers cooperating with the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. In practice, how does this happen? In this episode I want to share with you some thoughts about how sacramental...

The Catholic Teacher And Intercessory Prayer

In today’s message I want to talk about the most powerful way we can manage the one or two students that we find it hardest to work with. There is much we can do in terms of classroom management but sometimes we need to use strategies that operate on a very different...

Catholic Education – Professional Skills and The Holy Spirit

In today’s episode I share a great quote that reminds of the need to find  balance between professional skills, programs and initiatives and dependence upon the Holy Spirit. In recent decades there has been a strong focus on ‘professionalising’ Catholic education....

Catholic Education And The Bible

One of the most crucial daily practices for any Catholic teacher is spending time in scripture. In every live staff seminar I do anywhere in the world I always talk about the centrality of this important spiritual moment. God is desperate to speak with every teacher...

Loneliness and Student Wellbeing in a Catholic School

The irony of modern social media use for young people is that it promised vast new layers of connections yet loneliness and student wellbeing remain massive challenges in most Catholic schools. In this episode I want to share a great quote with you about how every...

Does God Notice Me?

One of the best moments of my live seminars is when I share with Catholic teachers the idea of ‘God’s economy.’ It’s a really simple idea that explains the fact that God sees every single thing we do in the service of young people, faith and education. So, if you have...

The Holy Spirit And Catholic Education

I can’t believe that I spent so many years treating the Holy Spirit like a distant relative. In today’s podcast I want to share with you some of my own recent experiences where the Holy Spirit has guided and prompted me in ways I could not have anticipated. The Holy...

How The Holy Spirit Is Improving Catholic Education

In today’s episode I share a great quote about how the Holy Spirit does not replace our natural skills but actually elevates them in powerful ways. In recent decades many teachers and schools have fallen back on more effort and professionalism as a response to the...