Monday, November 30, 2020

Catholic Schools

January 26 – February 1 is Catholic Schools Week

The annual week for Catholic Schools kicked off on January 26, following the theme “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Each year, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the National Catholic Educational Association set aside one...

Bishop Wall: Catholic Schools have “the opportunity to encounter the Living Christ”

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz1_1dJwoXs] On January 16, 2014, Bishop James Wall spoke on the importance of Catholic Schools and the duty of students, parents, and teachers to participate in the New Evangelization. During the homily of a Mass given for students and teachers...
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School Holds “Buck-a-jeans” Fundraiser for Philippines

After hearing about the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the teachers and staff of the school got together to brainstorm about how they could help.

Diocese Hires New Superintendent of Catholic Schools

"I truly believe in the vocation of Catholic education."

Gallup Catholic School: Open House; Student wins award

Ruthie Mulvaney, 10, of Gallup has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award.

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CC072: Suggestions for Faithful Catholics in an Election Season

Following one's moral conscience can be challenging at the best of times, but even more so during election season. How to best combine our religious obligations with our civic duties?

From the Bishop: What does the Catholic Church Teach About Same-Sex Civil Unions?

Pope Francis’ remarks may appear to propose a “middle ground” that would grant the legal protection of those with same-sex attraction who have formed a life together.  This is a pastoral proposal, given on a practical level (a prudential judgement), which does not change the Church’s teaching.

Friday News Roundup: What Did Pope Francis Say About Civil Unions?

Plus: Obituary for Sr. Clara Smith, ASC; volunteer with the Missionaries of Charity, and more!

Run – or walk! – to show your support for the inaugural St. Michael Indian School Drexel Run

Looking to engage in a healthy, family-friendly activity while respecting social distancing guidelines?
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The Wages of Sin | Sunday Homily

"When the soul gives in to sin, it does not bear fruit...the fruit of happiness, meaning, justice, loveliness, and interior peace." Homilist: Bishop James Wall