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Tim Busch addresses students at ‘the pope’s business school’
People in business will have more impact on our society than any other profession, because they employ thousands of people and impact even more lives due to the families who depend on them, said Tim Busch as he addressed students at the new Tim and Steph Busch School of Business and Economics at The Catholic University of America.
Cristo Rey kicks off 10th anniversary year with ‘Coming Home’ event
Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School in Takoma Park kicked off its year-long 10th anniversary celebration with a “Coming Home” reunion at the school.
DeMatha Catholic High School marks 70th anniversary by dedicating memorial to its founding order, the Trinitarians
Seventy years to the day that DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville opened its doors, hundreds of students, alumni, faculty, administrators and guests gathered to commemorate the all-boys’ school’s past, celebrate its present and chart a strong course for its future.
Georgetown Visitation students host Election Day peace walk
On Nov. 8, students, women religious, and other community members of Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School in Washington came together during their lunch break to hold a peace walk, encouraging unity and civility on Election Day.
‘Wimpy Kid’ author pays tribute to his Catholic roots during visit to Piscataway school
Visitors to Mark Twain’s hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, can see a whitewashed fence like the one that Tom Sawyer tricked his friends into painting for him in the novel.
Mother sees scholarships as ‘grace from God’
Every morning at 3:15 a.m., Juliette Randolph’s alarm goes off. She wakes up, watches the news, and gets ready, before waking up her three children, Jalen, Ava, and Briah, and helping them prepare for school.
Cardinal Hickey Academy dedicates a week to honoring its founder
During the week of Oct. 10, Cardinal Hickey Academy in Owings honored its founder, the former archbishop of Washington who would have turned 96 on Oct. 11, during their first annual “Cardinal Hickey Week,” which included several events to honor his legacy.
Religion class at Annunciation School inspired student Lucious Crawford to be baptized
Lucious Crawford said he decided that he wanted to be baptized as soon as his second grade teacher started teaching religion. Now Lucious is in the fifth grade, and on Sept. 30, he was baptized in front of the entire community of Annunciation Catholic School in Washington during their weekly school Mass.
Holy Trinity School in Washington earns national Blue Ribbon honor
As Charlie Hennessy, the principal of Holy Trinity School in Washington, walked through the halls on Sept. 29, many students stopped to say “Hi Mr. Hennessy!” and he likewise greeted each student by name. Some students stopped to give him a hug or a high five, and one student pointed enthusiastically at the blue ribbon he had pinned on his shirt as a reminder that the day before, the school was named a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
Our Lady of Victory is Blue Ribbon School for the second time
When Our Lady of Victory School in Washington was named a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education on Sept. 28, the school celebrated with a prayer service with Washington Auxiliary Bishop Mario Dorsonville.
A Blue Ribbon for St. Patrick’s School in Rockville
As the students of St. Patrick’s Catholic School in Rockville left at the end of the day on Sept. 28, their blue smiling lips were a sign of the celebration that had just occurred – St. Patrick’s had just been named a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
True Blue: St. Pius X Regional School in Bowie named National Blue Ribbon School
Now the hallways seem smaller than they did when he was a student, Washington Auxiliary Bishop Barry Knestout said as he visited his alma mater, St. Pius X Regional School in Bowie, Maryland, on Sept. 28.
Four Catholic schools in Archdiocese of Washington receive Blue Ribbon honor
Four Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Washington were recognized Sept. 28 by the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools in recognition of their academic achievement as America’s most successful schools. The four schools are:
‘A moment that I know I’ll remember forever’
Every time Pope Francis left or returned to his residence at the Apostolic Nunciature during his Sept. 22-24, 2015 visit to Washington, he was greeted by young, smiling, and adoring faces from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Washington.
Cardinal encourages CUA students to manifest ‘our faith alive’ on campus
At the Mass opening the school year at The Catholic University of America, Cardinal Donald Wuerl encouraged students and faculty gathered in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception to make visible the faith of the university through the way they live their lives. Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, was a concelebrant of the Sept. 8 Mass of the Holy Spirit.
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