Tag: Cretin-Derham Hall

Catholic high schools brace for unpredictable year, learning from the spring

Catholic high schools brace for unpredictable year, learning from the spring

| Christina Capecchi | August 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

The fear that Catholic schools would be hit hard by remote learning because the cost of tuition would be more difficult to justify has not panned out. The opposite, in fact, is proving true.

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Forever in blue jeans: How a Stillwater artist brought the future-saint to life

Forever in blue jeans: How a Stillwater artist brought the future-saint to life

| Christina Capecchi | November 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

It has become the most widely known image of the Midwestern saint-to-be – an incredible outcome for a month-long effort painting with acrylic wash and gold leaf in his apartment while the sun set, incense filled the air and Gregorian chant played.

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A saint of their own: Cretin-Derham Hall prepares for Brother James Miller’s beatification

A saint of their own: Cretin-Derham Hall prepares for Brother James Miller’s beatification

| Christina Capecchi | November 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

A man who scrubbed toilets and shoveled sidewalks at Cretin-Derham Hall is on his way to becoming a saint. The school is celebrating his beatification this month by elevating his presence on campus and further connecting students to his legacy.

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Camp combines faith and football

Camp combines faith and football

| August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Young boys dressed in T-shirts and shorts gathered on the sideline of the football practice field at Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul Aug. 7.

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‘It’s like his spirit is here”: Brother James Miller’s impact still felt at Cretin-Derham Hall

‘It’s like his spirit is here”: Brother James Miller’s impact still felt at Cretin-Derham Hall

| November 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The kids [at CDH] know his story, and we couldn’t be happier to know that this man who did the ordinary things with extraordinary attention to detail would be recognized, that his death was in the name of Christ.”

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Pope recognizes martyrdom of former Cretin High School teacher

Pope recognizes martyrdom of former Cretin High School teacher

| Cindy Wooden | November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of De La Salle Christian Brother James Miller, who was born in Wisconsin and was shot to death in Guatemala in 1982.

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Cretin-Derham Hall faces lawsuit over expelled student due to safety threat

Cretin-Derham Hall faces lawsuit over expelled student due to safety threat

| August 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six months after Cretin-Derham Hall addressed a rumored gun-related safety threat, the St. Paul Catholic high school faces a lawsuit from the expelled student tied to the rumor.

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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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Cretin-Derham Hall challenges Iowa power in archdiocesan-sponsored girls basketball tournament

Cretin-Derham Hall challenges Iowa power in archdiocesan-sponsored girls basketball tournament

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul drew a big early-season test with Iowa girls basketball power Dowling Catholic High School and its highly-touted point guard Caitlin Clark.

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Perfect ACT — times three — rooted in Catholic education

Perfect ACT — times three — rooted in Catholic education

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cretin-Derham Hall High School student Claire McMahon had extra pressure when taking the ACT college entrance exam this fall.

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A faith-filled kick-off for Catholic schools’ high school football seasons

A faith-filled kick-off for Catholic schools’ high school football seasons

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Hill-Murray Pioneers and Holy Angels Stars met for Mass Sept. 1 before putting on pads, a day after the Cretin-Derham Hall Raiders and Totino-Grace Eagles prayed together before playing football for the first time ever.

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