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NCEA leader says school choice support can help Catholic parents

NCEA leader says school choice support can help Catholic parents

| Valerie Schmalz | February 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Trump administration’s apparent endorsement of parental school choice could present a “huge opportunity” for Catholic school parents, the president of the National Catholic Educational Association told a group of Catholic high school teachers in San Francisco.

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Immaculate Conception principal honored with NCEA award

Immaculate Conception principal honored with NCEA award

| Jessica Weinberger | January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Five years ago, enrollment at Immaculate Conception School in the first-ring suburb of Columbia Heights was at a record low, and its future was unclear. Veteran educator and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church parishioner Jane Bona joined a committee to help evaluate the viability of the school and walked away with a new title – principal.

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Award-winning pastor in Savage makes school presence a priority

Award-winning pastor in Savage makes school presence a priority

| Anthony Gockowski | March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

On a recent Tuesday, Father Michael Tix walked through the quiet hallways of St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Savage, greeting students by name between periods and talking with teachers during the lunch hour.

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Proclaiming Gospel at ‘heart’ of Catholic education, says archbishop

Proclaiming Gospel at ‘heart’ of Catholic education, says archbishop

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

National Catholic Schools Week will be observed in U.S. dioceses Jan. 26-Feb. 1 with the theme: “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”

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Catholic identity forms heart and soul of Catholic schools

Catholic identity forms heart and soul of Catholic schools

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

At the foundation of a Catholic school’s function and responsibility is its Cath­olic identity, which brings Christ to young people and prepares them for adult life with a Catholic world view, said Karen Ristau, president of the National Catholic Educational Association.

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Youth and adults together will learn new language, gain better understanding of Liturgy

Youth and adults together will learn new language, gain better understanding of Liturgy

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Don’t be too concerned if you and your children stumble over the words of the Mass beginning Nov. 26-27, the first weekend of Advent. Your presider may stumble a little, too.

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Parish Services Team member takes national education position

Parish Services Team member takes national education position

| July 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Lori Dahlhoff, a member of the archdiocesan Parish Services Team, has accepted a position as executive director for the Department of Religious Education at the National Catholic Educational Association. Dahlhoff, who has served as director of catechesis, parish faith formation, RCIA and adult formation for the archdiocese for 10 years, will leave the archdiocese in […]

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