What are the Great Books? What is the Great Books Movement and why does it exist? This is a good article to introduce those interested know what are the Great Books and the movement that began in the 20th century. http://www.angelicum.net/classical-homeschooling-magazine/first-issue/the-great-books-movement-a-return-to-the-classics/ THE GREAT BOOKS MOVEMENT A Return to the Classics by Patrick S. J. … Continue reading The Great Books Movement: A Return to the Classics
Changing attitudes toward education and increased willingness to learn are not always reflected on standardized tests...
Professor Hanby has been part of reinventing a Catholic School, St. Jerome Academy, and continues to pursue research and teaching at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. The heart of a Catholic school, is Christ, particularly, that he can truly be present in the tabernacle, not just through the … Continue reading Why Catholic Education is Better Education
This is the third document that I used in my vision presentation for creating a Catholic high school. Beginning a Catholic high school where there is not one, a questions that is asked in variety of forms of why do we need a Catholic high school when all the education is the area that is … Continue reading Toward a Distinctly Catholic School
This is the second article that I included in the vision presentation for creating a Catholic high school. https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/education/philosophy-of-education/knowledge-virtue-and-holiness.html Written by Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone I. Introduction In his first Encyclical, Lumen fidei ("The Light of Faith"), Pope Francis begins with the following words: The light of Faith: this is how the Church's tradition speaks … Continue reading Knowledge, Virtue, and Holiness
I ponder this article in light of starting a school and securing the fundamental pillars of what makes a school Catholic as well as schools that exist today and how these are the pillars from which they should be renewed. R. Jared Staudt's statement of what makes a Catholic school Catholic is to the … Continue reading Saving the Soul of Catholic Schools
There were three documents that I included in vision presentation for a creating a new Catholic high school. This is document #1. I would say the first concrete sign from the Holy See that I remember in acknowledging a turning or Renaissance in Catholic Education is this speech and subsequent document presented by Archbishop Michael … Continue reading The Holy See’s Teachings on Catholic Schools
I had a site up for a few years while in the midst of teaching at Western Academy in Houston, concerning teaching.