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The Catholic Teacher Podcast

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...


Aug 4, 2020

Today is the feast of St. John Vianney, a great Catholic saint who reminds us that all we have to do to pursue holiness is just allow God to make us holy in the place he has placed us. I also discuss the way that Jesus speaks into the fear that we can all so easily experience. Finally, I share a great quote from...


Aug 3, 2020

In today's episode we discover how preparing the way for Jesus can mean speaking the truth when it is not always easy to do so. John the Baptist shows us that courage is a crucial aspect of following Jesus. We may not lose our heads but sharing the truth in a Catholic school can sometimes be a challenging assignment...