Category Archives: Newman

Homerus Omnes Docuit

Every serious discussion about Catholic Liberal Education (which I call “Catholic Classical Education” sheerly for marketing purposes) must perforce dwell at considerable length from time to time on Homer and his works- especially the Iliad and the Odyssey. And this is because, as … Continue reading

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Why Go To College?

A new academic year has sprung upon us, and those of us who are involved in the world of secondary education have once again taken up the arguably impossible attempt to teach students. But what is it all for? College? Why … Continue reading

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“This Pertains Most Of All To Human Nature”

Speaking of the Third Commandment and the relevance that it has to liberal education, we can do no better than to hear the Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman defend the very notion of “knowledge for its own sake.” This is the … Continue reading

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Oriare!

  What better way to return to our discussion of classical Catholic education than with an image of the perfect breakfast. And I figure that this photo of a culinary masterpiece might also stand up competitively with some of Fr … Continue reading

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