Fellows' Blog
Isabella Gadapee

What Does it Mean to be a Teacher? A Meditation

Thomas May is a Cohort 8 Seton Teaching Fellow serving at Brilla College Prep Middle School in the Bronx, New York. He attended Thomas Aquinas College where he studied the classical liberal arts. In this short piece, read Thomas’s reflection on teaching, his thoughts on awakening the gifts of students through education, and his experience of learning how to be Christlike in the classroom.

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Fellows' Blog
Isabella Gadapee

The Cult of Efficiency

In this short piece, read Emily Kling’s reflection on rest, and how God has revealed to her the nature of rest in the modern world not only through her own academic study of our faith, but also her through work with her disciples as a Seton Teaching Fellow.

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Fellows' Blog
Isabella Gadapee

“Come, Holy Spirit…”

“Come, Holy Spirit, teach me how to pray.” I still remember the night this one-liner became firmly etched in my mind. It was a Monday night in Auburn, the spring semester of my junior year. Every Monday night, we had adoration and afterwards, we would listen to campus ministry announcements and have a social hour. After the announcements, the leaders would ask for a volunteer to close us in prayer. On this particular Monday night, after a moment of silence, a young man volunteered to lead. He began with the Sign of the Cross, then said, “Come, Holy Spirit, teach me how to pray.”

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Fellows' Blog
Isabella Gadapee

A Day in the Life with Mr. Elliot Hachey

Elliot Hachey is a Cohort 8 Seton Teaching Fellow hailing from Winthrop, Maine. He graduated last May from the University of New England with a Bachelor’s in Psychology, Summa Cum Laude. Elliot serves with patience and virtue at Brilla College Prep Middle School in the South Bronx as an Operations fellow during the school day, and as an 8th grade catechist at the El Camino extended-day program. He agreed to let us join him during one of his days as a Seton Teaching Fellow. Watch and read along to see how the life of a Seton Teaching Fellow is filled with prayer, work, teaching, rest, and fellowship in community.

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Fellows' Blog
Isabella Gadapee

An Unexpected Gift

In 1987, Pope St. John Paul the II visited to San Antonio, Texas. With such an honored guest, the city commissioned a beautiful print of Our Lady of Guadalupe to be blessed by JPII and given out. However, there was one pallet that didn’t make it through customs.

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