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ICLE Announces Appointment of New CEFC Director

ICLE Announces Appointment of New CEFC Director

 We are delighted to announce that Dr. Ryan Messmore has been named Director of the Catholic Educator Formation ...

By: ICLE

Observing Lent in the Classroom and School

Observing Lent in the Classroom and School

  Each year we begin our observance of Lent with the great penitential Psalm 51, which is the Responsorial ...

By: MONICA CLARKE

Sanctity of the Season: On Advent and Imitation

Sanctity of the Season: On Advent and Imitation

For centuries, Christians have looked forward to Christ’s promise to come again. This hopeful stance of the ...

By: DR. KARI MORRIS CARR

New Master of Arts at Belmont Abbey College Offers Credit to ICLE Credential Holders

New Master of Arts at Belmont Abbey College Offers Credit to ICLE Credential Holders

Graduates of ICLE’s Catholic Educator Formation and Credential Program seeking deeper formation as Catholic ...

By: HANNAH NAUGHTON

The Need for Both Faith and Reason in the Practice of Science

The Need for Both Faith and Reason in the Practice of Science

How should a Catholic think about the scientific discoveries, theories and uses that almost dominate contemporary ...

By: PAUL KEOUGH

The Joy and Wonder of Catholic Education: The Meaning of Things

The Joy and Wonder of Catholic Education: The Meaning of Things

The following keynote address was delivered by Bishop James D. Conley at the 2023 Diocesan Teachers' Institute on ...

By: BISHOP JAMES D. CONLEY

Giving Students Something Better to Love

Giving Students Something Better to Love

St. Jerome Academy in Hyattsville, Maryland, an ICLE Premier Member School, has become an inspiration to schools ...

By: DANIEL FLYNN

ICLE Credential Holders Now Eligible for Graduate School Credit from the Augustine Institute

ICLE Credential Holders Now Eligible for Graduate School Credit from the Augustine Institute

ICLE is thrilled to announce that graduates of its Catholic Educator Formation and Credential (CEFC) Program are ...

By: HANNAH NAUGHTON

A Rollicking Good Tale: Teaching History as Story

A Rollicking Good Tale: Teaching History as Story

Of the classes I can recall from high school, among the most tedious was sophomore history. History class with Mr. ...

By: CHRISTOPHER ZEHNDER

CEFC Program Launches in Oklahoma

CEFC Program Launches in Oklahoma

The Catholic Educator Formation and Credential program, which was originally launched as a joint venture with the ...

By: HANNAH NAUGHTON

CEFC Graduates Now Eligible for Graduate School Credit from Franciscan University

CEFC Graduates Now Eligible for Graduate School Credit from Franciscan University

The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education is thrilled to announce that graduates of its Catholic Educator ...

By: HANNAH NAUGHTON

2023 CEFC Graduation Address

2023 CEFC Graduation Address

By: Katie Gillett, Music and Latin teacher at St. Therese Catholic Classical School in Aurora, CO, and 2023 ...

By: KATIE GILLETT

Making Known to the World the Love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Making Known to the World the Love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

By: Mother Gloria Therese, Superior General, Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles HISTORY OF ...

By: MOTHER GLORIA THERESE

True Scientific Literacy

True Scientific Literacy

The Science Content Standards for California Public Schools proposes that the science curriculum has as its goal ...

By: DR. ANDREW SEELEY

Teaching Virtue: The Dot and the Line

Teaching Virtue: The Dot and the Line

In the cultural wasteland of the '70s, where peace and love had degenerated into sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll, ...

By: DR. ANDREW SEELEY

Focus On: St. Agatha Academy — Re-Imagining the Catholic School

Focus On: St. Agatha Academy — Re-Imagining the Catholic School

When John Pica took the helm of Saint Agatha Academy in Winchester, Kentucky, seven years ago, the academic ...

By: ELISABETH SULLIVAN

Catholic Culture: Living with the Saints

Catholic Culture: Living with the Saints

What are we doing? In today’s confusing, demanding world, Catholic educators must frequently ask this question of ...

By: ICLE STAFF

Focus On: Saint Mary’s Catholic High School, Phoenix, AZ

Focus On: Saint Mary’s Catholic High School, Phoenix, AZ

Century-old diocesan high school renews its mission by focusing on Catholic identity and liberal arts ...

By: ELISABETH SULLIVAN

Why Music Should Be Part of Every Catholic Child’s Education

Why Music Should Be Part of Every Catholic Child’s Education

Imagine finding yourself at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome with someone who is simply bored with the whole thing and ...

By: DR. ANDREW SEELEY

Lord of the Rings and Catholic Education: Developing the Human Person

Lord of the Rings and Catholic Education: Developing the Human Person

For classical educators, developing the human person is the primary goal, and the cultural treasures of the past ...

By: DR. ANDREW SEELEY