Is there a narcissist among your students? Marlon De La Torre recommends St. John Bosco’s “fight fire with fire” approach but with Christ at the center.
Linda Bennett reminds teachers that students will come hungry, sleepy, attentive, inattentive, indifferent, curious, open and closed. The students the Lord has already planned for us to shepherd this next year will be a vibrant mixture of all these characteristics and then some. We need your prayers.
Melanie Jean Juneau presents Pope Francis’s teaching on illness. Contrary to contemporary society which tends to recoil from sickness, the Pope reminds us that “weakness and suffering of loved ones can be, for our children and our grandchildren, a school of life.”
If you ever thought about being a catechist, then you would be wise to follow the teachings methods of St. John Bosco.