Catholic School Matters

Classroom Management

Classroom Management

This week, I return to a special issue, this one on classroom management.  We can’t forget to give our teachers the best resources possible so they can continue to improve their craft. My top 5:…

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Podcast Blog: Dr. Tom Burnford

Podcast Blog: Dr. Tom Burnford

This week, I spoke to Dr. Tom Burnford, the President/CEO of NCEA, about creating a new vision for Catholic schools on the Catholic School Matters podcast.  Coming one week after the marketing research podcast and two weeks after the Joy…

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October 1st eNewsletter

It’s now October!  Can you feel it?  Our focus is being divided into the myriad of different directions.  We’re entering the heart of a school year.  To that end, I’m going to present a smorgasbord…

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Nourishment

Nourishment

You might have caught the story this week that some Catholics have accused Pope Francis of heresy, mostly centering on the teaching of whether divorced/remarried Catholics can receive Communion.  Pope Francis’s words in Amoris Laetitia…

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Joy of the Gospel Part 2

Joy of the Gospel Part 2

  In my special podcast this week, David Faber, the outstanding superintendent of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, joins me to discuss Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation The Joy of the Gospel.  In our conversation, we…

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Joy of the Gospel

In the first year of his papacy, Pope Francis published the apostolic exhortation Joy of the Gospel, a book-length ode to evangelization. Four years later, the meaning of missionary discipleship is beginning to bubble to the surface….

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