If there’s one thing opening day of Catholic Schools Week in St. Jerome School made perfectly clear to Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., it’s that students there are amassing a wide range of knowledge. His tour Jan. 27 of the in West Long Branch school’s 11 classrooms and computer lab revealed that teachers are opening
Squeals and shouts of joy arose from the Sea Bright Municipal Beach the afternoon of Jan. 26 as people of all ages raced into, then quickly out of, the Atlantic Ocean to mark the 14th annual Polar Plunge for Catholic Education. The 1,000 participants who braved the 45-degree sand and surf were warmhearted knowing the
To celebrate the memory of their recently departed teacher and friend, Karin Krenek, the alumni and students in Donovan Catholic will present the musical program, “Karin’s Follies” 2 p.m. on Dec. 30 in the gymnasium at 711 Hooper Ave., Toms River. The performance will benefit a new scholarship in her honor at the Catholic igh
Heavenly Father, I ask that You bless all teachers in our Catholic schools. Bless them with wisdom and patience as they share Your joy and impact the lives of the young people of our Church.
“God, there is a reason You tell us to have faith like that of a child. They are bursting with curiosity and full of love. Protect their innocence and preserve the spark in their eyes from the darkness of the world. Let them be little lights to their parents and teachers. Allow them to grow
Lord, bless this program of support for Saint Joan of Arc and all Catholic schools in our diocese. We ask this through Christ our lord, Amen.
Dear Lord, please allow the hearts of those who have been touched with a Catholic Education remember the value that has carried with them through their life. Whether the education was through, catholic school, religious education classes, church or a friend of family member. Learning that with the blessing of your love we are human
May the Lord bless the Catholic Schools in the diocese of Trenton abundantly so that a faith-based education can be an option for all children and youth!
By Rich Fisher | Correspondent Hope is a wonderful thing, and the athletes of St. John Vianney High School are offering a lot of it for the future. For the second straight year, the volunteer work done by SJV’s Catholic Athletes for Christ earned the Holmdel Lancers an invitation to march in the Day of
By Rich Fisher | Correspondent St. John Vianney High School’s first softball title since 2013 was defined in different ways by different players, but it all translated into the same emotion – ecstasy. On June 2, the Lancers of Holmdel took a pulsating, 2-1 victory over Mount St. Dominic of Caldwell in the NJSIAA Non-Public
By Christina Leslie | Correspondent The student body in Holy Cross School, Rumson, heeded Jesus’ call to “feed the hungry” this winter by staging a school-wide food drive that came to fruition during Catholic Schools Week. The students gathered hundreds of non-perishable food items and donated them to two area organizations. By reminding the students
By Christina Leslie | Correspondent “You need a team to run a school,” said Trinitarian Father Gerard F. Lynch, pastor of St. Ann Parish, about the 2010 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence which shares the church’s Lawrenceville campus. “I leave the day-to-day to principal [John] McKenna but there are no surprises, for we meet regularly.”