AMDG. Patrick Reilly of the Cardinal Newman Society rejoins us to discuss renewal and reform in Catholic education during the 30th anniversary year of the Newman Guide. He describes the aspects of competition and emulation he sees in Catholic schools, examples of God’s providence at work, and the missing foundation in most secular education. He also shares with enthusiasm the ideas that everything in nature has a cyclical effect and the four pillars of his taskforce for Eucharistic education: literacy, liturgy, devotion, and living. Listen through the end for pragmatic thoughts on dual enrollment and demonstrating college readiness.
Kolbecast episodes referenced and related:
- 109 A Lifetime Venture with Dr. George Harne of The University of St. Thomas
- 127 Forging a Path with Kimberly Farley of Classic Learning Test
- Kolbe’s College & University Partners
- Dual Credit Opportunities at Kolbe Academy
- My Future, My Faith Magazine published by the Cardinal Newman Society
- EBook 5 Ways of Teaching Young Catholics to Love the Eucharist by Dr. Daniel Guernsey
Articles from the Kolbe blog written by Kolbe alumni who’ve gone on to Newman Guide schools:
- A Reflection on Life at The University of Mary
- How The Collegium Eased My Transition from Homeschooling to College
- How Kolbe Academy Prepared Me for Film Studies at JPCatholic by Alan Hewitt, who can be heard on Kolbecast episode 133 An Audience of One
- Q & A with Catholic Book Illustrator and Kolbe Alumna Elizabeth Kuss
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