Tag Archives: Catholic Schools

The Renewal of Catholic Schools: Spiritual Flourishing

As Andrew Seeley points out in his post Spiritual Poverty commenting on the words of Pope Francis, loneliness and emptiness afflicts many in Western culture.  For many, this spiritual poverty begins at a young age – while in school.  Public … Continue reading

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St. Pius X Classical Academy – another classical parish school

Here is a link to St. Pius X Classical Academy in Nashville, Tennessee, another parish with a school that has a classical curriculum.   Also, here is their Parent / Student Handbook

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St Jerome Catholic School – Update

I’ve come across an updated website for St. Jerome Catholic School in Hyattsville, MD.   Also a fellow blogger sent me the following link: an article at the InsideCatholic.Com blog.  Finally, here is another article on St. Jerome Catholic School, which … Continue reading

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Another Catholic Parish Classical School

St. Margaret’s School in Riverton, WY (which happens to be near, and pre-dates, Wyoming Catholic College) is another classical school governed within the parish/diocesan structure.  It’s too bad there are so few of these schools.  And of those that do … Continue reading

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4 Books Every Catholic Educator Should Read

In previous posts I have claimed that a renewal of Catholic schools fundamentally requires a recovery and renewal of an authentic Catholic educational philosophy. I’ve come to this conclusion after twelve years of working as a teacher and administrator in … Continue reading

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4 Classical Parochial Schools

Okay, I’ve just learned to not ever say in a blog what my next post will be; here I am changing the topic – but only for a quick note.  I know of only four Catholic classical schools in the … Continue reading

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Toward an Authentically Catholic Educational Philosophy

As mentioned in my initial blog, the point of The Catholic Educator is to consider what is necessary for a renewal of our Catholic schools in the United States.  It is my contention that central to this renewal is the … Continue reading

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Catholic schools in the United States are in dire straits.  Catholic schools continue to close or consolidate.  I’ve observed several of these consolidations and each time the schools have lost students.  It also seems that more Catholic parents home school … Continue reading

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