Sunday, August 3, 2008

Ted Schmidt

Ted Schmidt is the recently retired editor of the Catholic New Times. He has given workshops on the social justice and biblical ethics from Kitimat B.C. to Stephenville, Nfld.

In a lifetime of teaching he has been honoured by religion teachers and colleagues, receiving

  • the Ontario English Teachers' Award of Merit,
  • the Glorya Nanne award for his writing on Catholic education
  • the Social Justice Award from the Toronto Secondary Catholic Teachers Association
  • the Greer Memorial Award from the or his "outstanding commitment to publicly funded education."

A pioneer in Holocaust studies, Schmidt was the first teacher in Canada to systematically teach the Holocaust (1968) An award winning columnist for the Catholic New Times, Ted Schmidt has written and spoken widely across Canada on the topics of Church and culture.

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