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PHOTOS: St. Croix Catholic School celebrates Catholic Schools Week.
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Catholic Schools Week 2011 began on Jan. 30 and will run through Feb. 6. This annual celebration is scheduled to include the feast of St. John Bosco (Jan. 31) who, in the mid-19th century, responded to the plight of homeless and abandoned children living in Turin, Italy, by founding orphanages and schools to care for [...]
According to a Catholic school principal, restructuring of parishes and schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has forced an important evaluation: Why do Catholic Schools matter?
Karen Peterson holds up an alphabet book in front of her kindergarten class at Blessed Trinity School in Richfield, then presses “play” on the CD player. On cue, about 20 excited children jump to their feet.
She didn’t know it at the time, but Samayah Donaby was already learning good business practices more than four years ago when she and her two business partners each took a percentage of their lemonade stand earnings to buy more cups instead of making one person pay.
Brian Ragatz, principal of Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary School, delivered the following message Jan. 30 at the annual Catholic Schools Week Mass at the Maplewood parish.