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The Catholic Teacher Podcast

Sep 7, 2020

Lone ranger Christians and Lone Ranger Catholic teachers often find themselves exhausted by the demands of the Catholic education vocation. The truth is that we were never meant to do live our vocations on our own. In this episode I explore another great insight from Ryan Topping that reminds us of the power...


Sep 6, 2020

In today's episode I explore a great insight from St. Thomas More and also some reinforcement from Abraham Lincoln. The calling of every Catholic teacher is not to simply 'do a job' but to partner with grace to become the very best teacher that God always wanted them to become. We explore the power and beauty of...


Aug 26, 2020

Ever since Pontius Pilate wanted an accurate definition the concept of truth has been a hotly contested topic. How can the modern Catholic teacher help young people navigate the competing truth claims of a complex technological and secular world? In today's episode I offer some deep reflections on how every...


Aug 25, 2020

In today's episode I share with you a five step process from St. John Chrysostom that can help any Catholic school staff begin to become a truly happy place. The pressure of modern Catholic schools, the problems of ambition and politics can derail a sense of closeness and fraternity. The good news is that there are...


Aug 5, 2020

No one starts their journey as a Catholic teacher in a fog of exhaustion and burnout. In today's episode I want to share some deep spiritual wisdom from a great Catholic saint about how to manage the experience of burnout, depression and desolation. I also look at some very practical physical strategies that can make a...