Catholic Connection – Aug 2, 2021 – Hour 2
Vanessa Denha-Garmo fills in for Teresa Tomeo and speaks with Rhonda Gruenewald about Vocation Boom’s “Guide to Vocation Ministry in Education.” Patrick Reilly focuses on critical race theory in Catholic education. Gail Buckley has her Bible verse of the week.
Segment 1 – Intro and News
Segment 2 & 3 – The Harvest: A Guide to Vocation Ministry in Education
The book focuses on how to promote holy vocations in: Catholic schools, Homeschools/Co-Ops, Catechism classes, Youth ministry programs and College campus ministries. Rhonda Gruenewald explains.
Rhonda Gruenewald is a passionate convert to Catholicism (1999), a former high school English teacher, and the founder of Vocation Ministry. Vocation Ministry has worked with more than 6,000 vocation promoters and ministries nationwide, presenting informational workshops to deacons, priests, religious, and laity on how to establish or revive a vocation ministry.
Book information: The Harvest: A Guide to Vocation Ministry in Education
Segment 4 – Why Critical Race Theory Is the Wrong Way to Teach About Race in Catholic Education
Patrick J. Reilly is president and founder of The Cardinal Newman Society, which promotes and defends faithful Catholic education. He also teaches at Aquinas Learning, a classical Catholic homeschool program led by his wife Rosario.
10 Ways Catholic Education and Critical Race Theory Are Incompatible
Critical Race Theory Is the Wrong Way to Teach About Race in Catholic Education
Segment 5 – Bible Verse of the Week
Vanessa and Gail discuss Revelation 20:13 — “All the dead were judged according to their deeds.”
President & Founder, Catholic Scripture Study International