education

The Archdiocese of Baltimore Honors the Life of Mother Mary Lange with the First New Catholic School in 60 Years

BALTIMORE – In the spirit of Mother Mary Lange, the Archdiocese of Baltimore broke ground on the first new Catholic school built in the city in over six decades. “We’re saying we believe in our community, we believe in Baltimore, we believe in Baltimore’s residents, we believe in Baltimore’s young people,” Archbishop Lori told WJZ …

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10 Things Every Catholic College Freshman Needs to Know if They Don’t Want to Lose Their Faith

The start of the new school year is approaching. Students everywhere are packing up their things and getting ready to move back into dorms or campus houses. For those of you just starting college, the switch from high school to college is quite exhilarating. From your newfound freedom to a heavier workload, everything is shiny …

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The 2017 Global Homeschooling Research Roundup

Homeschooling is becoming ever more popular. The percentage of students homeschooled aged 5-17 in the United States, for instance, doubled between 1999 and 2012. One of the main reasons for this is parental concern about public school environments. In fact, 91% of homeschooling parents surveyed in the vast 2012 United States NCES report said just that. …

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Dominican Institute, the “Easy Button” for Solid Formation

Looking for the “Easy Button” to build upon your spiritual formation, education, knowledge? Looking to intentionally catechize your children but don’t have the time to build a curriculum or afraid you’ll miss something important? Wish you had top notch, passionate, trustworthy professors to teach you beyond the surface level diving into real life application as …

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Finally, Catechesis for the WHOLE Family – Check Out Our New “A Family of Faith” Series!

  Catechesis for the Whole Family In the midst of various catechetical frameworks and platforms, catechesis is often centered on either solely the child (e.g., CCD) or solely the adult (e.g., RCIA). However, how often is catechesis focused on the WHOLE family? After all, as Pope Saint John Paul II reminded us in his 1981 …

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8 Surprising Facts About Catholic Education to Know and Share

If you are inspired by the figures that appear below, and/or value Catholic education in the United States, and/or were looking for a lasting gift for any beloved Catholic school teacher(s) in your life, get a copy of my new book Called to Teach: Daily Inspiration for Catholic Educators, published by Ave Maria Press. If you take a …

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Like Learning? Here’s the Unsung Heroes of Catholic Schools Week

Happy Catholic Schools Week, everyone! In honor of this great week, let’s explore some of those who have helped shape what Catholic schools are today.   Saint John Baptist de La Salle Saint John Baptist de La Salle founded the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools and was an innovator in the field of education. …

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