teachers

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Cyril to St. Methodius

“Behold, my brother, we have shared the same destiny, ploughing the same furrow; I now fall in the field at the end of my day. I know that you greatly love your Mountain; but do not for the sake of the Mountain give up your work of teaching.” (St. Cyril, Monk – on his deathbed – to St. Methodius, Bishop; […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Cyril to St. Methodius

St. Cyril, Monk and St. Methodius, Bishop

“Behold, my brother, we have shared the same destiny, ploughing the same furrow; I now fall in the field at the end of my day. I know that you greatly love your Mountain; but do not for the sake of the Mountain give up your work of teaching.” (St. Cyril, Monk – on his deathbed – to St. Methodius, Bishop; […]

Ten Traits of a Great Teacher

"The Sermon on the Mount" (detail) Carl Bloch, 1890

Socrates [i] was one. Plato [ii] too.  So was John Taylor Gatto [iii] of New York City. And so was dear Mrs. Corey in rural Indiana who ushered 32 second grade students happily through phonics and arithmetic for many years. The greatest of all was Jesus Himself.  I’m talking about great teachers of course. They inspired their students, whether those […]