A Lenten Retreat with Chesterton Academy

It came as somewhat of a surprise to me that on the eve of what was going to be a free and relaxing three-day weekend, the Lord had other plans for me. My fellow TC Educator, Lucas T. Berke, came down with a nasty case of the flu, and at the very last minute needed a substitute for the freshmen retreat he and other TC Educator Colby Cantillon were asked to support in their roles with Chesterton Academy. Friday night I packed my bags, and Saturday morning I was up and ready to go. We met the Chesterton parents and students at Saint. Mark's, and from there headed on out. 

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Kendra Posch
January Spotlight: Stephen Barnhart

I can honestly say that Teach for Christ is the best decision I have ever made in my adult life. It has challenged me to grow in my faith, to trust in the greater goodness of humanity, and has helped me understand God’s plan for my life...at least for the next nine months.

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Kendra Posch
St. Joseph: A True Father

St. Joseph is not depicted as saying much in the Gospels. In fact, at no point in the New Testament does it actually mention him saying a word. This perceived silence often causes us to view him as a mere placeholder, as Mary and Jesus’ glorified Secret Service member. We tend to hear his title as ‘Foster Father’ and think that he is only secondarily important. To do this, however, is to sell him far short.

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Kendra Posch
December Spotlight: Isabel Brown

Teach for Christ is not just a program—it is a community. We are young adults serving Christ in Catholic schools, living together, working together, praying and playing together, supporting each other spiritually, personally, and professionally.

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Marianna Hertelendy
The Impact of One-on-One Tutoring

As the school year progresses for our Teach for Christ Educators, we are beginning to see one of the program’s goals come to fruition. One-on-one tutoring and small group instruction provide a time for our Educators to connect with students on a deeper level. These profound encounters have a lasting impact on educator and student alike, as both enter into a learning experience, built upon a relationship of trust and understanding.

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Marianna Hertelendy