#Catholic Education

Santa Clara University Experiences Record Enrollment for New Students

-- Santa Clara University welcomes a record-breaking 1,558 first-year students and 241 transfers this fall, the largest incoming class in the University’s 170 year history. The students, selected from an impressive pool of 17,763 applicants, hail from 45 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico and 34 countries/regions. “These students represent...
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Carroll Introduces Catholic High School Room Grant

As a Catholic, diocesan college, Carroll College believes in the value of Catholic education at all levels. We are so grateful to those who make the sacrifice to send their children to Catholic schools. To demonstrate our appreciation, and thanks to the generosity of Carroll. donors, the College is blessed...
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Providence College renews commitment to Catholic Education

Providence College has announced that it is making a second gift of $100,000 to the Diocese of Providence Catholic School Office (CSO) to support Catholic education in Rhode Island through its innovative FriarServe program. The funding will continue to be paired with a service component involving PC students, faculty, and...

Experience St. Mary’s Dominican High School

St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s Open House will be Thursday, October 21, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., 7701 Walmsley Avenue. Prospective students in grades 5th through 8th are invited to sign up for an on-campus tour that will include student led tours, stellar performances by student groups, overview of the Dominican experience, and the opportunity to ask questions about St. Mary’s Dominican High School. Online registration is required. Registration for Open House can be found at Open House for Prospective Students - St. Mary's Dominican High School (

Christian Educators in Scotland Concerned over Government Changes to Transgender Law

09/23/2021 Scotland (International Christian Concern) – According to The Christian Institute, The Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES) has raised concerns with the Scottish government that proposed changes to the country’s Gender Recognition Act will have severe consequences for students and Christian teachers. SCES, a group which forms education policy for...

The Tools of MemoryPart I

Far from being a rote exercise in busywork, memory is one of the key elements of a humane education. The question came out of nowhere. My Church History class would be taking their memory quiz on the Nicene Creed within a week and, as was my habit, I led them all in reciting the Creed aloud together. It is part of my modus operandi to do so in advance of a memory quiz. The more we say something aloud together, the more its truth is imprinted within us, and the students will have better recall and understanding of it. Occasionally I ask them what certain words or phrases mean (“eternally begotten,” “remission of sins,” etc.), but the focus is building shared moments for deep remembrance.

Today Show’s Willard Scott and Al Roker have extolled Catholic education

Willard Scott, the beloved NBC Today Show weatherman who died on Sept. 4, 2021 at age 87, was remembered for his support of Catholic schools. Michael Guerra, former president of the National Catholic Educational Association and a longtime member of Holy Trinity Parish in Washington, D.C., said Scott was a big fan of Catholic schools and frequently expressed his admiration on the Today Show during National Catholic Schools Week sponsored by NCEA.

Teachers and childcare workers become latest industry to be FORCED to get a Covid vaccine within weeks or face losing their jobs

An order for all Victorian teachers and childcare workers to get vaccinated against Covid-19 has been backed by the sector's unions and the state's peak Catholic schools body. Education Minister James Merlino on Wednesday announced all staff at government and independent schools and all early childhood settings will need to have their first jab by October 18, or have a booking within a week of that date.

John Paul II Elementary School dedicates SmartLab

A new era of learning is dawning at John Paul II Elementary School. The private Catholic elementary school in Mitchell on Wednesday dedicated a new SmartLab, a learning initiative that brings workstations, materials and technology that will help broaden the scope of its students’ educational experience and give them a head start on the knowledge and skills they will need as they grow into adulthood.

Lee-ving a Legacy: Chuck Lee's life of service

Whether it was becoming the president of Blanchet Catholic School, serving on Keizer City Council or helping create the Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) in Salem, Charles (Chuck) Lee always made his presence felt in the Keizer-Salem community. “Chuck was seamless. He was authentic and incredibly integrious and had...
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'A Milford gem:' Saint Mary's School celebrating 60 years

MILFORD — A staple of the city’s community for six decades, Saint Mary School continues to grow even in the face of a pandemic which has changed the face of education for districts across the state and country. School Principal Dominic Corraro, also a deacon at the Archdiocese of Hartford,...

Main Line Parochial Schools Adapt to the Changing Times

Despite some disquieting numbers, Catholic school administrators in the Philadelphia suburbs are cautiously optimistic for the future. John Cooke likes to joke that it took a guy from Northeast Philly to lead a Delaware County high school forward. The Archbishop Ryan product and Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast president finds himself surrounded by people with direct connections to the school, which was created by a 2005 merger of two proud Drexel Hill institutions. “We’ve got some good stuff going on,” says Cooke.