Mr. Tom Vitrano

Mr. Tom VitranoMr. Tom Vitrano
Theology
tvitrano@bk.org

Mr. Vitrano was raised in a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland, where he attended Catholic schools. At Calvert Hall High School, he fondly recalls debating and questioning all subjects with his teachers; but he especially recalls the discussions in religion class. Tom credits his teachers at Calvert Hall with teaching him how to be an authentic educator.

Tom has been teaching at Bishop Kelly for 22 years. His undergraduate degree is from Loyola University Maryland in Philosophy where he played soccer for the Greyhounds. He was selected to join Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society. His Masters degree is from St. Mary’s Seminary Ecumenical Institute in Roland Park, Maryland.

According to Mr. Vitrano, he tries to make each day and each class period meaningful. He says “that since each of us is created in the image and likeness of God, a temple of the Holy Spirit, even class roll can be a moment to ‘stop and smell the roses”.  Mr. Vitrano uses his guitar and song quite often to focus the class on the topic of the day, or just to get the spirit moving in the room. Tom teaches that there are lots of things that our reason can do for us, but there are plenty of mysteries in this great universe. He says his job is to awaken both the intellect and the faith life of his students and believes that if “they will play along, then their education can go beyond the classroom walls.”

Outside of school, Mr. Vitrano enjoys reading, running, playing the guitar, and watching international soccer matches.

“In the end there are three things that last, faith, hope and love. And the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13


Education:

  • Bachelors in Philosophy from Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Masters in Theology from St. Mary’s Seminary Ecumenical Institute, Baltimore, Maryland.

Class Schedule:

  1. Ancient Philosophy
  2. Moral Decisions
  3. Moral Decisions
  4. Moral Decisions
  5. Ancient Philosophy
  6. Prep
  7. Moral Decisions

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