By Rose O’Connor | Correspondent, TrentonMonitor.com For Anne Reap, director of Trenton Catholic Academy Lower School, the decision to become a teacher was made at an early age and was almost inevitable. “I was the oldest of five children,” she said with a laugh. “I always thought of myself as a teacher.” While growing up
By Christina Leslie | Staff Writer, TrentonMonitor.com An initiative to continue the involvement of Catholic school graduates in their alma mater institutions has taken strong root in the Diocese of Trenton. The Catholic Alumni Partnership, administered by the diocesan Department of Development, maintains contact with more than 87,000 former students and has stimulated donations exceeding
By Christina Leslie | Staff Writer, TrentonMonitor.com Fulfilling its mission statement to “empower students…. while pursing academic excellence and moral formation,” St. Gregory the Great Academy, Hamilton Square, has been designated one of the nation’s Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence for 2014. St. Gregory the Great was chosen as one of 337 schools nationwide, only
Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M. celebrates the annual Catholic Schools Mass at St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral in Trenton, NJ on October 7, 2014.
Homily for Catholic Schools Mass St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral in Trenton October 7, 2014 Did Jesus ever go to school? The Bible doesn’t say, so we cannot be sure. The New Testament does tell us that Jesus could read, something he had to learn somewhere. The New Testament also suggests that Jesus could