Education is a work of patience and love. The praxis of Calasanz and his
words give a brilliant testimony of that,
"The problem of education is so important that it requires professional
people, endowed with grets love and patience. Try to imbue the students with evey virtue, with patience, and with strong love.
Treat all students with kindness, in such a way that they will
understand that you desire their benefit from your heart.
Try to attract the students to you, being more father than a
Remember that you are in charge of children and youth, and practice
more the affability of counsel than the rigidity of commandments.
Don't forget to unite the authority with common sense and discretion."