The Christian Vision of Education – October 24, 2023

Father Bobby Blood joined Patrick for a conversation about education. Topics included: the Christian vision of the human person (2:25), education and the family (10:50), Catholic school (14:57), caller: our kids still live the faith (17:25), caller: how do I help young boys be interested in the faith (21:24), caller: how do we engage parents? (24:01), caller: I went to an all-boys school (26:53), caller: how can Catholic better help kids with disabilities? (28:52), public schools (33:52), caller: I homeschooled our kids (38:24), homeschooling (41:05), caller: invite priests to dinner! (43:05). 

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Patrick Conley was born, raised, and baptized in Wisconsin in a Protestant tradition. After meeting his wife, Kendra, through an Evangelical ministry at the University of Minnesota, they entered the Catholic Church in 2010. They listened to Relevant Radio, specifically The Inner Life, while preparing to enter the Church. Conley now holds a degree in theology from Oxford University and has served the Church in both academic theology and grassroots pastoral ministry. Conley teaches religion classes in a Catholic elementary school, serves as his parish Director of Religious Education, and is in formation for the permanent diaconate. He also hosts Practicing Catholic on Relevant Radio, exclusive to the Minneapolis area’s airwaves, and is a traveling presenter for the Catherine of Siena Institute apostolate. He lives in rural Wisconsin with his wife and their bulldogs, Georgie and Bingley.