Wood, Waterfalls And Stars

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Overview

Wood, Waterfalls and Stars is a collection of essays which takes as its central focus, the challenge of Catholic education in the new millennium. The essays are rooted in the Catholic tradition and in the lived experience of Catholic students and teachers. Fred Herron builds upon the insights of authors such as Thomas Groome, William O'Malley and Andrew Greeley. Herron takes their insights and applies them to the world of Catholic education and the lives of Catholic educators, parents and students.

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Editorial Reviews

America: The National Catholic Weekly
His [Herron] essays are thoughtful and engaging, drawing effectively on a wide range of sources from Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger to Karl Rahner, from a Buddhist monk to Zbigniew Brzezinski.
America: The National Catholic Weekly
His [Herron] essays are thoughtful and engaging, drawing effectively on a wide range of sources from Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger to Karl Rahner, from a Buddhist monk to Zbigniew Brzezinski.
America: The National Catholic Review
His [Herron] essays are thoughtful and engaging, drawing effectively on a wide range of sources from Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger to Karl Rahner, from a Buddhist monk to Zbigniew Brzezinski.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761821069
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 9/1/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 222
  • Product dimensions: 0.51 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Fred Herron is Spiritual Director at Fontbonne Hall Academy, Brooklyn, New York.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 The Call of the Good Shepherd Chapter 4 To Pay Attention: Chapter 5 A Joy We Can't Bear: The Adolescent Journey to Holiness Chapter 6 Adolescents Meet "The Teacher Within" Chapter 7 Adolescent Fidelity: The Covenant and the Journey Chapter 8 Obsculta! Group Spiritual Direction with Adolescents Chapter 9 Create a New Style: Adolescents and the Desire for God Chapter 10 "Love is My Name" On-Going Integration and Adolescent Spiritual Growth Chapter 11 "I Knock at the Door:" Love on the Journey Chapter 12 Why Do You Stand Looking Up Towards Heaven?: Chapter 13 Transported by God's Grace: Gothic Masters and Liturgical Planning Chapter 14 One with the Melody: The Liturgy and the Seasons of Teen Life Chapter 15 Why Do You Stand Looking Up Towards Heaven? Service Programs in Catholic Schools Chapter 16 Naming Grace: Administrators and the Gospel Story Chapter 17 Wood, Waterfalls and Stars: Chapter 18 A Quality of Attention: The Teacher as Poet Chapter 19 The Eucharist in the Middle Time Chapter 20 Clinging to the Wreckage: Paradigm Shifts and Religious Vocations Chapter 21 Some Reflections on Vouchers and School Choice Chapter 22 A Passion for the Unseen: Teachers Meet the Noonday Devil Chapter 23 "A School for the Lord's Service" the Benedictine Rule for Catholic Education Chapter 24 Wood, Waterfalls and Stars: Catholic Schools and the Catholic Imagination Chapter 25 My Own Words. . . My Own Thoughts: Chapter 26 Rules About Wearing Your Hat Chapter 27 Everything Which is "Yes" Chapter 28 Afterword Chapter 29 Scripture Index Chapter 30 Index Chapter 31 About the Author

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