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Father Kittock remembered for love of Church, Catholic education

Father Kittock remembered for love of Church, Catholic education

| May 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Father Francis Kittock, described by a longtime colleague and friend as “a real dynamo,” died May 21. He was 90.

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Archdiocese: Catholic schools should continue distance learning for rest of academic year

Archdiocese: Catholic schools should continue distance learning for rest of academic year

| April 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bishop Andrew Cozzens, the archdiocese’s vicar for Catholic education, and Jason Slattery, archdiocesan director of Catholic Education, announced the recommendation in a letter to school leaders April 23, hours after Gov. Tim Walz announced Minnesota’s public and charter school buildings would remain closed for the rest of the school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Parents surprise teacher with birthday parade

Parents surprise teacher with birthday parade

| April 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Emily Rohla, co-director of the early learning center at St. Therese Catholic School in Deephaven, had planned to celebrate her 40th birthday March 25 vacationing in Arizona.

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Catholic schools help families in the wake of closures

Catholic schools help families in the wake of closures

| March 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

A traffic jam of sorts started at noon March 18 in the parking lot of Risen Christ Catholic School in Minneapolis.

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Catholic schools in archdiocese to close on or before Wednesday

Catholic schools in archdiocese to close on or before Wednesday

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

The decision followed Gov. Tim Walz’s decision to close Minnesota’s public schools for eight days beginning March 18.

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Catholic schools in archdiocese advised to ‘pause’ two days next week to prepare for potential closures

Catholic schools in archdiocese advised to ‘pause’ two days next week to prepare for potential closures

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

“These are not ordinary times,” Slattery said in the email. “Our approach will not be perfect, but we will rely on the prevailing wisdom of public health officials and discernment of our own trusting in the help of God.”

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Pioneers capture state hockey title

Pioneers capture state hockey title

| March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hill-Murray won its fourth state boys hockey title with a 4-1 win over Eden Prairie March 7 in the Class 2A finals at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

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Catholic school adds esports team to keep pace with students’ interests

Catholic school adds esports team to keep pace with students’ interests

| Cori Fugere Urban | March 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

This is not your grandfather’s high school sports team.

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Catholic schools in archdiocese respond to coronavirus concerns

Catholic schools in archdiocese respond to coronavirus concerns

| March 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are taking steps to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus. 

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Mahtomedi students create ecosystem in the classroom

Mahtomedi students create ecosystem in the classroom

| February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

A group of elementary students gathered around teacher Jill Ryan in the science lab at St. Jude of the Lake Catholic School in Mahtomedi Feb. 12.
After listening to her instructions, they joined in a loud cheer to kick off their classwork:
“One, two, three — aquaponics!”

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To promote STEM, Ghana’s Catholic schools host three-day Brain Battle

To promote STEM, Ghana’s Catholic schools host three-day Brain Battle

| Damian Avevor | February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

As students from 21 Catholic schools in Ghana began a three-day science and mathematics quiz, Archbishop John Bonaventure Kwofie of Accra said the competition would ultimately help the West African country’s development.

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Indian Catholics: Court ruling on madrassas will affect Catholic schools

Indian Catholics: Court ruling on madrassas will affect Catholic schools

| January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

India’s Supreme Court has allowed the government to control the appointment of teachers in educational institutions run by religious minorities, a ruling church leaders say violates their right to manage such institutions.

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