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Proposed IRS rule change might hit donations for Catholic school tuition

Proposed IRS rule change might hit donations for Catholic school tuition

| Dan Russo | October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Internal Revenue Service is proposing a rule change that would impact about 30 percent of the student population in the Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Dubuque, as well as thousands of others attending nonpublic schools in Iowa and other states.

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Archbishop speaks of ‘Minneapolis Miracle,’ acts of charity at Catholic schools Mass

Archbishop speaks of ‘Minneapolis Miracle,’ acts of charity at Catholic schools Mass

| October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Speaking to more than 12,000 Catholic school students at US Bank Stadium Oct. 10, Archbishop Bernard Hebda explained that the “Minneapolis Miracle” really was the result of practice.

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Generosity for Catholic education shines at Night of Light

Generosity for Catholic education shines at Night of Light

| October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aim Higher Foundation President Jean Houghton was amazed the moment she saw on a large screen how much attendees donated for Catholic education at the St. Paul-based nonprofit’s fall gala Sept. 28.

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St. Jerome School in Maplewood welcomes children of Karen refugees

St. Jerome School in Maplewood welcomes children of Karen refugees

| September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

It seems like a typical morning school scene: dozens of students pouring out of a bus, backpacks over shoulders, chatting with friends before the 9:30 a.m. bell.

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Catholic education supporter to receive first Aim Higher Foundation award

Catholic education supporter to receive first Aim Higher Foundation award

| September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Local philanthropist Karen Rauenhorst channels her lifelong passion for Catholic schools into helping children have the same educational opportunities she did.

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What’s new in Catholic schools

What’s new in Catholic schools

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit asked principals of all of the Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to share their new initiatives, projects and leaders for the 2018-2019 school year. The following is a selection of their responses.

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Listening and negotiating not a lost art, says retired Catholic lobbyist

Listening and negotiating not a lost art, says retired Catholic lobbyist

| Jay Nies | July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nineteenth-century German statesman Otto von Bismarck claimed that no one who respects the law or enjoys eating sausage should see either being made.

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Conference guides teachers to help ‘exceptional learners’

Conference guides teachers to help ‘exceptional learners’

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Teachers and principals from almost every Catholic grade school in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis gathered June 20-21 to explore educating learners on both ends of the learning spectrum.

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Birk’s new initiative encourages purpose in Catholic school athletics

Birk’s new initiative encourages purpose in Catholic school athletics

| April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Could the intensity of traveling teams be taking the “sport” out of “sports,” especially for young athletes?

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Gun violence prompts Washington archdiocesan youths to march

Gun violence prompts Washington archdiocesan youths to march

| Kelly Sankowski | March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Eileen Dinn heard about the recent school shooting at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland March 20, she was sitting in school at the Academy of the Holy Cross in Kensington, Maryland, and her first thought was “not again.”

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Highland Catholic School among those observing national walkout day

Highland Catholic School among those observing national walkout day

| March 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Highland Park Catholic School kindergarten teacher Molly Stucker found a student’s comment surprising but telling as she drew blinds on the east facing windows of her classroom.

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In wake of gun violence, local Catholic high schools review safety measures

In wake of gun violence, local Catholic high schools review safety measures

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cretin-Derham Hall High School in St. Paul dealt with copycat effects in the weeks following a tragic shooting at a Parkland, Florida, school in February.

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