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Atticus Finch: Local and National Man of Virtue

     To Kill a Mockingbird presents us with a broken town in a broken county—Maycomb. The townspeople hold onto time-honored codes and conventions, some of which are laudable and some of which are reprehensible. The novel highlights the problem of appearances—as embodied in the town’s architecture. “The Maycomb jail [is] the most venerable and […]

Patron Saint of Teachers

The 12 Virtues of a Good Teacher : Gravity Silence Humility Prudence Wisdom Patience Reserve Gentleness Zeal Vigilance Piety Generosity -St. Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (patron saint of teachers) ora pro nobis