Homer and Homeschooling in Ancient Greece

Recently, I have been enjoying an old book on ancient Greek education. In it, the author discusses the early education of Greek children in the ancient world. He explains that the education was based on the writings of the poets, and particularly of Homer. I believe homeschooling parents will find … Continue

Confiteor in Song

In 2011, our friend Jared Haselbarth produced a beautiful version of the Confiteor for children. You can enjoy the video below. For more music by Mr. Haselbarth, visit his YouTube channel.

Literature in the Light of the Classical Liberal Arts

Picture of William Shakespeare

In Shakespeare’s day, the knowledge of the classical Catholic curriculum could be assumed of the audience. In the opening lines of his “Taming of the Shrew”, the speech cannot be understood without a knowledge of our curriculum. Lucentio speaking at the opening of the play, speaks of his plan to … Continue

Anglican Chant – Psalm 75

It is unfortunate that no English culture has developed in the Roman Catholic Church. This has led to a false dilemma, about which Catholics fight–one side contenting themselves with nothing and the other ridiculously arguing that the Church should re-install Latin language and culture. Thankfully, the Church has approved of … Continue

Catholic Family Movie Recommendations: “Henry V”

We receive requests from parents for recommendations for books, movies and music for children, which reinforce our mission in promote classical Catholic education and culture.  Our family has an incredible amount of resources to share, and I’ll be doing this one by one through posts on the website under the … Continue