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How The Incarnation Appears in Your Catholic Classroom

Earlier today I spent some time reading the collected works of the rather wonderful Catholic mystic, writer and poet, Caryll Houselander. In today’s episode I want to share with you a wonderful quote in which she helps us more deeply understand what the Incarnation...

Experiencing more of Advent in Catholic schools

Advent for Catholic schools is such a special time. Despite all the busyness of the end of the school year there is still so much opportunity to share the hope of Christmas in powerful ways. In today’s podcast I share another wonderful quote from Pope Benedict that...

Creating a Catholic School Culture

Catholic school culture is a crucial aspect of what makes any school a snapshot of heaven or a picture of… well, you get the idea! In this episode I want to talk about how teachers do so much to create Catholic school culture and build an authentic Catholic...

Daily Spirituality For Catholic Teachers

In today’s episode I share with you a powerful insight from Pope Benedict about how advent can be truly central to Catholic spirituality for teachers. Each day it can be easy to overlook the huge number of ways in which God is trying to communicate with us. What we...

Advent for Catholic Teachers And The Power of Silence

Today I want to share with you a beautiful quote from Frederick Beuchner. It’s a wonderful reminder of just how incredible this season of Advent really is. As Catholic teachers it’s so easy to be caught up in all the demands and complexity of trying to get things...

Advent For Catholic Schools

In today’s episode I want to begin a series of short Advent reflections that I hope will be a blessing to you. In the busyness of school life and the craziness of the Christmas season it can be so easy to overlook the precious invitation of the Advent season. I am...

Dealing With Difficult Students in a Catholic School

Dealing with difficult students is one of the most challenging aspects of being a Catholic teacher. In the vocation of Catholic education there will always be students who test us. In today’s episode I’m going to share some wisdom from 2500 years ago and how we can...

Help for Catholic Teachers when things are difficult

All Catholic teachers face times of difficulty and hardship. There can be difficult students, problematic relationships with parents or challenges with leaders in the school. How can we provide help for Catholic teachers when things are hard. In today’s episode I want...

The Witness of The Catholic Teacher

In today’s episode I share a great quote from The Congregation For Catholic Education that helps us understand the incredible importance of our own relationship of intimacy with Jesus. We cannot give what we do not possess. As such, to provide a genuine witness as a...