Michelle Dubre cried with joy when she heard the news. 

Published in Catholic Education

Twenty-four Catholic high school students and five adult supervisors gathered in Consuelo, Dominican Republic, to debrief our day. We had toured a batay (sugar workers’ village) outside the city along a road that by Canadian standards would be considered impassible.

Published in Catholic Education

Bigger is better and if we don’t get better we’re going to get beat, is the message one religious education teacher has brought back from a giant American convention for Catholic teachers.

Published in Catholic Education

A sampling of recent media indicates voices are again ramping up their call for one school system in Ontario or, in short, for the abolishment of Catholic schools. 

Published in Catholic Education
VATICAN – The changes in canon law Pope Francis made to ensure that marriage annulment cases were handled more quickly, more pastorally and with less expense mean that some changes should be made in the way church law is taught, said the Congregation for Catholic Education.
Published in International
HAMILTON – A Catholic school board in Ontario has suspended a policy prohibiting students from raising money for groups that support activities contrary to Catholic doctrine.
Published in Canada

Violence ends where love begins. 

Published in Canada

WINDSOR, Ont. – They’re called Climate Crusaders, and they’re part of what’s being described as the largest program of its kind in North America.

Published in Education
WASHINGTON – Tributes from business leaders and politicians alike described Jennifer Riordan – the 43-year-old passenger who died April 17 from injuries suffered on Southwest Flight 1380 when its engine exploded -- as a devoted mother, community leader, mentor and volunteer.
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Even if spring refuses to get sprung this year after a stubbornly long winter, Earth Day will still be an intensely educational and intensely religious occasion in Catholic schools across Ontario.

Published in Canada
VATICAN – Catholic universities are "called to be workshops of dialogue and encounter in the service of truth, justice and the defense of human dignity at every level," Pope Francis told a delegation from Pennsylvania's Villanova University.
Published in Education

Hard work pays off. It can also get you an all expenses paid trip to New York City.

Published in Education
When Christine Mrakuzic enrolled her three-year-old daughter Mia in dance, the idea was to help her overcome anxiety.
Published in Canada
DENVER, Colo. – On Wednesday, thousands of students throughout the United States walked out of classrooms as part of National School Walkout, a demonstration calling for safer schools and increased gun control, in the wake of the February high school shooting that left 17 Florida students dead.
Published in International
To my peers, it’s no big deal that I’m one of the few Catholics at my public high school, but to me, it’s a huge challenge.
Published in YSN: Speaking Out