Today we are featuring a special encore edition of Follow to Lead with Camille Pauley. As a featured presenter at the Duc In Altum Summit this month, Camille will be sharing about her non-profit organization Healing the Culture and their mission is the evangelization and conversion of people to become deeply, authentically, and permanently pro-life. Founded in 2003 by Camille and Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D., Healing the Culture uses his unique curriculum to change hearts and minds and build a culture of life. Camille has over 25 years of experience as a professional pro-life advocate and has inspired, trained, and educated millions on effectively defending the sanctity of human life.
Today’s guest is Pat Reidy, Vice President for Mission and Faith at JSerra Catholic High School in Orange County, CA. There’s a lot of talk right now about being a mission driven school. We will be discussing this critically important topic with Pat, talking about what it means, what it doesn’t mean, and what it looks like in practice.
Today on Follow to Lead, we will be talking with Jeremy Lillig, Director of Stewardship and Development for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph about special funding initiatives for Catholic Education. He is also the Executive Director of the Bright Futures Fund, which supports inner city schools in the diocese and provides administration in the diocese for the the new Missouri Scholars program, providing funding for private schools through a special state tax provision.
In this episode we’ll be talking with our Executive Director, Kyle Pietrantonio about recent developments in the Duc In Altum Schools Collaborative, as well as a look at upcoming events and activities. As a part of the program, we’ll share information about our Fall Summit, including speakers and some of the workshops being planned. This year’s Summit will be hosted by JSerra High School in San Juan Capistrano, CA.
This week on “Follow to Lead” we will be interviewing Rachel Ullmann, the Executive Director of the GIVEN Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to activating the gifts of young adult women for the Catholic Church and the world. GIVEN inspires and equips the next generation of female leaders to “receive the gift that they are; realize the gifts they’ve been given; and respond with the gift that only they can give.” Through leadership training, faith formation, and dedicated mentoring, GIVEN forms women for mission and for life.
Today we will be talking with Chris Ledyard, the Athletic Director of JSerra High School. Prior to his work at JSerra, Chris spent over 20 years as Athletic Director at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. For Catholic schools, sports is always a key component to the proper fulfillment of our faith mission. During our program, we will dive into the issues of integrating faith, virtues and moral values into athletics in schools. All of this and more will be coming to you on this edition of “Follow to Lead.”
Today’s program features Dr. Margarita Mooney Suarez, Associate Professor, Princeton Theological Seminary and the Founder/CEO of the Scala Foundation. She lives her academic life at the intersection of social science, philosophy and theology. A gifted and popular speaker for schools, youth groups, parish groups and others, she loves challenging people to think in new and different ways about culture, education and faith. Dr. Mooney Suarez has just written a new book entitled, “The Wounds of Beauty: Seven Dialogues on Art and Education.” Join us for a fascinating and rich discussion on education, beauty and the liberal arts on this edition of “Follow to Lead.”
What began as a conversation between a mom and her daughter has become an international movement. We will be talking in today’s program with Marcie Stokman, author of the book, “The Well-Read Mom.” This book and a small group of mom’s who began to meet and read the Classics has become a movement of book clubs and groups in many parts of the world. As we will learn, through the power of reading together and reading well, well-read Moms across the country are finding friendships, meaning, and true leisure.
Today’s program, featuring Mike Erwin, will be a multi-faceted exploration into three fascinating organizations. Mike combined his passion for Christ, his interest in leadership and his military background to help establish a high school dedicated to building tomorrow’s faith-filled leaders. His is also the founder of Team Red, White and Blue, dedicated to enriching the lives of military veterans and co-founder of the Positivity Project, a K-12 program that provides resources regarding the 24 character strengths and helps in empowering young people in building positive relationships. We’ll talk about all of this and more on this edition of “Follow to Lead.”
In today’s society, we have a love-hate relationship with social media. Our guest for this edition of Follow to Lead is Dr. Richard Ludwick, President of the University of St. Thomas. Dr. Ludwick will highlight for us their collaboration with Bishop Robert Barron’s “Word on Fire Institute” in presenting a masterclass series called "The New Evangelization and New Media.” Max Studios, at UST, is producing this series, featuring some of the best Catholic communicators on the internet, as a means assist parishes, schools, ministries and other organization in harnessing today’s social media for the New Evangelization. You won’t want to miss this special interview.