Catholic Education Is the Future, Says Record Symposium

Catholic education is a bright hope for the culture. More than 50 speakers spelled out exactly how at the Symposium on Transforming Culture in America at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, March 15-16.

Dale Ahlquist, Elisabeth Sullivan, and Ryan Topping were the three keynote speakers at the Symposium, whose 2024 theme was “Restoring All Things in Christ: The Mission of Catholic Education Today.”

Ahlquist (pictured above), who founded the first Chesterton Academy high school, has seen his classical education experiment repeated in more than 50 schools worldwide, with one online version for homeschoolers. “It was a little spark and now it’s a wildfire,” Ahlquist said. “And we’re seeing cultural change from the ground up as a result.”

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