Rose Pillay – The Joy of the Gospel In A Catholic School

Rose Pillay – The Joy of the Gospel In A Catholic School

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In this week’s episode we hear from Vancouver Catholic school teacher and Catholic education consultant, Rose Pillay. Rose shares her experienced insights into the role of vocation of teachers in Catholic schools, alongside the importance and purpose of Catholic education. In addition to this, Rose shares her advice on how to thrive as a catholic school teacher, and empower students to discover their unique gifts.

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Teaching the Good, the True & the Beautiful

Teaching the Good, the True & the Beautiful

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In this week’s episode, we hear from Dr. Paul Morrissey, President of Campion College in Sydney, about focusing education on teaching the Good, the True and the Beautiful. In this awesome conversation, Dr. Paul explains how he discerned his vocation as well as how he prioritises his faith in his profession. We also discuss the ‘factory model’ of education and discover what Campion College is doing differently in the education of its students.

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Practicing Mindfulness for the Catholic Teacher with Dr. Greg Bottaro

Practicing Mindfulness for the Catholic Teacher with Dr. Greg Bottaro

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This week on the Catholic Teacher Podcast, we hear from Dr. Greg Bottaro on the topic of Catholic Mindfulness. Dr Greg explains how Catholics can use the techniques of mindfulness, that is of being aware of the present moment without judgement or criticism, to counteract anxiety and to become healthier spiritually. Dr. Greg couches these mindfulness techniques within a Catholic worldview as well as addressing common concerns about mindfulness.   

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The Secret of the Authentic Catholic School

In the last few weeks I’ve had the privilege of delivering seminars to Catholic teachers across the country. After a decade doing this work I am increasingly aware of a single main strategy that would do more for most schools than just about anything else.

It’s not rocket science. At the most basic of level a Catholic school is a spiritual enterprise. If it is a spiritual enterprise then it can only be sustained by spiritual sources. My mantra in seminar after seminar is simply that a Catholic school will, sooner or later, be a reflection of the level of personal faith development of individual staff.

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