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Pat Tomich

I am a life-long learning; by profession, I am a special education teacher. I teach with passion and the belief that within each student is the "inner teacher" guiding them to find the answers to life's most important questions. With that said, I seek creative ways to help my students discover their inner teacher. I find myself involved in a lot of projects and programs. Other interests include: writing and reflecting on my teaching practice, hosting guests at my BnB, DIY home projects, gardening, composting, aquaponics, reading, and spending time with family and friends. My life values are guided by the Gospel of Jesus and the Franciscan Charism. I am an Associate of the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart which at the heart is showing compassion and doing works of neighborly love.

They’re just second graders…

Formal preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation has begun. Yes, it really is a seamless process that aligns with our children’s psychosocial development. Parents need to be assured that it’s not meant to be a time of doing “mental gymnastics,” wondering if we’re covering everything, and will the […]