Christ In the Classroom Lessons

Epidode 1: Making Jesus the Heart of Our Teaching

  • Lesson: Jesus the Messiah
  • Shownotes
  • Culture Connections:
    • Books-
      • Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein
      • The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis
      • Silence by Cardinal Sarah
      • Mentors for the New Evangelization by Sr. Paruch
    • Movies- 
      • Marvel Cinematic Universe
      • Lord of the Rings
      • The Greatest Showman
      • This is Us
    • Music-
      • Classical (Beethoven, Mozart, Bach)
      • Soundtracks (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings)
      • My Woman, My Woman, My Wife and Lord You Gave Me A Mountain by Marty Robbins
      • From Now On in The Greatest Showman

Episode 2: Catholic and American

Episode 3: The Meaning of the Mass

Episode 4: Why Do We Pray, Fast, and Give Alms

Episode 5: Love Wins!

Episode 6: The Reality of Spiritual Warfare

  • Lesson: Jacob
  • Culture Connections-
    • Books-
      • The Screwtape Letters by CS Lewis
      • Spiritual Warfare and the Discerment of Spirits by Dan Burke
    • Movie-
      • The Rite
    • Music-
      • A Car, A Torch, A Death by Twenty One Pilots
      • Twenty One Pilots by Twenty One Pilots (Album)

Episode 7: Memento Mori- How to Not Fear Suffering and Death

Episode 8: The Teacher as Witness

  • Lesson: The Ascension of the Lord
  • Culture Connections-
    • Books-
      • The Horse and His Boy by CS Lewis
      • The Great Divorce by CS Lewis
    • TV-
      • Once Upon a Time
      • The Chosen

Episode 9: Addressing Misconceptions about Freedom

  • Lesson: Rules and Freedom
  • Culture Connections-
    • Books-
      • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
      • Animal Farm by George Orwell
      • Anything by Shakespeare
    • Movies-
      • Braveheart
      • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    • Music-
      • My Way by Frank Sinatra
      • Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

Episode 10: Understanding the Paschal Mystery

  • Lesson: The Paschal Msyetry
  • Culture Connections-
    • Movie/TV-
      • Passion of the Christ
      • A.D.
    • Books- 
      • The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas
      • The Spear by Louis de Wohl

Episode 11: Teaching the Faith with Current Events

  • Lesson: Can Love be Legislated?
  • Culture Connections-
    • Books-
      • Consecration to St. Joseph by Fr. Donald Calloway
      • The Divine Comedy by Dante (Hollander translation)
    • Music-

Episode 12: The Joy of the Resurrection

Episode 13: Pastoral Approaches to Helping Students Understand Gender

Episode 14: Helping Students Answer God's Call in Their Lives

Episode 15: Jesus-Centered Solutions in a "Self Care" World

  • Lessons; Spiritual Growth
  • Culture Connections:
    • Book- All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot

Episode 16: Principles for Having an Educational Discussion on Racism

Episode 17: Understanding Catholic Social Teaching

Episode 18: How to Create Sacred Spaces and Meaningful Prayer Experiences

Episode 19: Catechesis for Persons with Disabilities

Episode 20: God's Story and Our Story: The Importance of Knowing Salvation History

Episode 21: Empowering Parents: Supporting the Primary Educators of Your Students


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