The formation and education I received throughout life taught me the head knowledge of the Catholic faith. It was a gift—a valuable and important thing for a young man to have. However, it was an incomplete education because I lacked the heart knowledge which directs our faculties in charitable ways; it wasn’t until I became a Seton Teaching Fellow that I really started working towards the gift of Charity.
This Thanksgiving, as we share our gratitude for all the blessings we’ve been given, STF Abby Burns reflects on the gifts in her year of service. Chief amongst sanctifying blessings in life is the way that the Lord stretches and forms our hearts for the gospel. In this blog post, Ms. Burns shares how her year of service has stretched her heart to find Christ in other people and the everyday interruptions she experiences.
This fall, the Seton Teaching Fellows recruitment team packed up and headed down to Cincinnati where we had a chance to visit with students, staff, and families at Romero Academy. We encountered an inner city Catholic school where a young and dedicated staff from varying backgrounds came together to support a unified vision of uplifting education immersed in the Catholic faith.
Men are made to be leaders; they have the natural authority of fatherhood in their essence. When men are on mission, they pursue and serve what is good and communities flourish. Here’s a call for young men to see what they have to give and receive by serving on mission.