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The Catholic Teacher Podcast

Oct 22, 2020

In many schools students are increasingly being sold a utopian vision of human and cultural perfection that ignores the truth of the Gospel and the destiny of every human life. In this episode we explore the concept of Capax Dei and why we need to keep some perspective with regard to social, political and...


Oct 21, 2020

In today's episode it's time to talk about why every Catholic teacher needs to take the existence of their guardian angel seriously. A new book called Angels and Demons: A Catholic Perspective helps us to realise how God provides help when we need it in every difficult circumstance. I also explore another great quote...


Oct 6, 2020

In today's podcast I share an insight from St. Paul when he reminds the Galatians about how God chose to reveal Jesus 'in' him. That's an interesting idea and it's one that I think applies to every Catholic teacher. The deeper we pursue the journey of discipleship the more Jesus is revealed 'in' us as we work with young...


Oct 5, 2020

The Bishop of Orleans was a very busy man. In a scribbled note from a retreat he took in the 19th century we discover that he faced the exact same challenges that most Catholic teachers face on a daily basis. In today's episode I want to talk with you about how he learned to manage the intensity and demands of his...