Reading to your Students about the Spiritual Life

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In Fr. Faber’s Spiritual Conferences, he mentions the importance of reading for building up the spiritual life.

Wouldn’t it be great if we could just take 5 minutes of our lessons to pick up the Lives of the Saints to concentrate our minds towards God? Primary School teachers are much better than this than High School Teachers in my experience.

How many minutes, hours, days, accumulated over an academic year, have we frittered away on talking about the weather or the big game at the weekend, when we might have stolen a moment at those times to lift up Butler’s Lives? Continue reading “Reading to your Students about the Spiritual Life”

Morality: You Are What You Read

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The article below is a lengthy, detailed study of Catholic Moral Principles Concerning the Reading of Literature by Fr Stephen DeLallo SSPX (Revised: Sept. 8, 2016)

Teachers, considering their weighty moral responsibilities, would be greatly enriched by reading this article.

It’s a lengthy article, but don’t let that put you off, it’s well worth the read.  Continue reading “Morality: You Are What You Read”