Expert on Home Schooling to speak at 2015 Ruggiero Lecture

by Lore McFadden | Sep 11, 2015

2014 Heritage Week Audience

 Michele QuigleyThe  2015 Ruggiero Lecture on Catholic Education will take place on Monday, September 14, at 7:00 p.m. in the DeSales University Center on the Center Valley Campus. Sponsored by the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture at DeSales, this event is free and open to the public. The title of this year’s lecture is "Catholic Home Schooling” and will feature Michele Quigley.

Quigley is the creator of numerous tools and resources for Catholic homeschooling mothers, including the popular Catholic Daily Planner and Mater Amabilis, a rigorous, living books curriculum for homeschool education.  She speaks nationally on a variety of topics and is a contributor to the new book, Why Should I Learn This? Her most recent initiative is Grace Days, a ministry she co-created to offer encouragement and support to homeschooling mothers in their vocation.     

Initially begun to commemorate the canonization of St. Leonie de Sales Aviat this series was renamed in 2005 in memory of Anthony J. Ruggiero, an adjunct faculty member who taught the philosophy of education and helped supervise the student teacher program at DeSales University. For more information about the upcoming event, contact the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture at 610-282-1100, ext. 1244 or or visit our website at

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