THE PROMISE OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION
MARCH 17, 2017
This is a challenging moment for Catholic education, but it is also a promising time. Catholic education is of great importance in our time for all of society, said Monsignor James P. Shea in a March 10 public lecture in the Campion College Riffel auditorium.
Msg. Shea, President of the Bismark, North Dakota, Catholic University of Mary, told the almost sold out crowd that society has changed. A society based largely on Christian principles and gospel values is not the norm. “This is a radical change in society and this presents us as Catholic educators with great challenges. We need to pay attention to the signs of the times and respond accordingly.” He then went on to speak about Catholic education in terms of a wounded society and the, “salves Catholic education offers for those wounds”. Msg. Shea spoke with the Prairie Messenger a few days following his lecture.
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