Church Document Series
Catholic School Matters: Church Document Study Podcast Series
As part of the Catholic School Matters partnership between NCEA and Dr. Tim Uhl, superintendent of Montana Catholic Schools, the Church Document Study Podcast explores Church documents pertaining to Catholic schools. Through a series of 14 podcasts, Catholic educators will familiarize themselves with the documents by placing them together and using the podcast format to share the learning.
The Podcast Study Series will begin on October 30th and will be released every Monday in order to conclude on January 22, 2018. However, the series will remain available on iTunes and wherever you can find podcasts. It can also be found here or on the Catholic School Matters web page.
A note from podcast host, Dr. Tim Uhl: I highly recommend you read each of the 12 selected Church documents first before listening to the corresponding podcast. Don’t set out to read all of them at once! Read one and then listen to the pertinent podcast. You’ll find that the podcasts build on the foundations of the earlier podcasts. This series could work well as an independent study course or as a PLC.
Of course, there are more church documents than are presented here. The Cardinal Newman Society provides a nice annotated bibliography and the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) also provides a nice overview. Aquinas College also has a great resource page as does the USCCB.
I recommend purchasing At the Heart of the Church: Selected Documents of Catholic Education. You can order the book here. However, I have provided hyperlinks for the documents below.
Podcast #13: Educating Together in Catholic Schools: January 22, 2018
Document: Educating Together in Catholic Schools: A Shared Mission Between Consecrated Persons & the Lay Faithful. Please read this before listening to the podcast.
Guest: Kristin Melley, Director of Professional Development for the Roche Center for Catholic Education at Boston College
Kristin Melley, the Director of Professional Development for the Roche Center for Catholic Education at Boston College, joins the podcast to discuss the Vatican’s message found in its last document pertaining to Catholic schools.
Study Guide: Produced by Dr. Tim Uhl
Blog Post: Synthesizing Church Documents
Church Document Study Podcast Series Archive