GS and Child Podcast | Season 3

Episode 88 – Ch 2: The Parable of the Good Shepherd from Ways to Nurture the Relationship with God with Dan Teller

“I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” John 10:10 

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Dan Teller joins us on the podcast to ponder the Old Testament roots of the Good Shepherd parable using chapter 3 of Ways to Nurture the Relationship with God.  

Dan Teller earned a Masters in Montessori Education from Xavier University in 1984 and has been involved in Montessori education almost continually ever since.  After teaching at a public Montessori school for 11 years, Dan served as a parochial school principal for three years before founding Queen of Angels Montessori School in 1998.  Dan served as a principal, teacher, and catechist at the school (now named Good Shepherd Catholic Montessori, serving children ages 3-14) until retiring in 2022. 

Dan began his formation in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd in 1998.  He is formed as a catechist at Level I, II, and III in CGS and has worked at all three levels of atria for 25  years.  He began work as a formation leader around 15 years ago and has enjoyed training future CGS catechists at all three levels.  Dan had the opportunity to serve as an American representative on the CGS International Consiglio for 10 years in the early 2000’s. 

Dan is married to Maureen and they reside in Cincinnati, Ohio.  They have seven children and two grandchildren. 

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Read an article 2012 Journal called “Old Testament Roots of the Good Shepherd Parable” by Suzanne Haraburd. Read the article online HERE

Episode 52- Chapter 1 of Ways to Nurture the Relationship with God– The Birth and Infancy of Jesus with Ann Garrido 

Episode 61 – Chapter 3 of Ways to Nurture the Relationship with God – The Roots of the Eucharist and the Easter Mystery with Marty O’Bryan 

Episode 10- A Reflection on the Parable of the Good Shepherd led by Rebekah Rojcewicz 

Episode 62- Christ the Good Shepherd and the Eucharist with Ruth Ohm Sutherland 

An episode with Betty Hissong – Episode 60 


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