Catholic Education


Richard Fairley to promote ‘modest growth’ at Hagerstown school
Jul 15 2008
Saying he has been “warmly embraced” by the St. Maria Goretti High School community in Hagerstown, Richard Fairley is looking forward to getting to know the students, teachers and staff of the 230-student school.

Banquet honors educators
Apr 16 2008
At the Teachers’ Award Banquet on April 10, the honorees on the following list celebrated the most years of service in education within the archdiocese:

Official program for papal trip to U.S. shares more details
Mar 17 2008
VATICAN CITY – Published just a month before Pope Benedict XVI’s scheduled arrival in the United States, the Vatican’s official program for the April 15-20 papal trip to Washington and New York was all that had been promised and a tiny bit more.

CARA surveys Catholics on observance of Lent
Mar 14 2008
WASHINGTON – While a majority of U.S. Catholics say they abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent, slightly less than half follow other customary Lenten practices.

Shadowing gives prospective students practical insight
Jan 17 2008
Before students are selected to attend The John Carroll School, Bel Air, they are strongly encouraged to spend at least a day at the Catholic high school to make sure it’s the right environment to continue their education.

Mr. Warthen’s death saddens Mount de Sales community
Jan 12 2008
Bernard W. “Bernie” Warthen, 63, died Jan. 9 of undetermined causes. Mr. Warthen was the business manager for Mount de Sales Academy, Catonsville, a position he had held for more than two decades. His wife, Mary Jo Warthen, is the principal of Holy Family School, Randallstown, and a former principal at Holy Rosary School, Baltimore.

Sister Marie Joyce O’Keeffe, O.S.F.
Dec 01 2007
A funeral Mass was offered for Sister Marie Joyce O’Keefe, O.S.F., on Nov. 29 at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. Sister Marie Joyce died on Nov. 23; she was 89.

St. Mary-Loyola partnership supported with grant
Nov 19 2007
We read with great interest your article, “On the go in Govans,” in the Nov. 8 edition of The Catholic Review. This innovative partnership between St. Mary of the Assumption School and Loyola College is a win-win situation for both schools.

Ecumenical Institute kicks off 40th anniversary
Oct 21 2007
During the past 40 years, the Ecumenical Institute of Theology at St. Mary’s Seminary & University, Roland Park, has seen its enrollment more than quadruple and its current faculty represents several creeds.

Mount de Sales named to “Top 50” list
Oct 20 2007
For the fourth consecutive year, Mount de Sales Academy in Catonsville has been recognized by the Catholic High School Honor Roll as one of the “top 50” Catholic schools in the country – the only all-girls school in the nation to be included on the list four years in a row. For the third year, Mount de Sales Academy has been placed in the “Top 25” category for Catholic identity.

Mount St. Joseph receives special education grant
Oct 12 2007
Mount St. Joseph High School in Irvington was one of four Maryland schools to receive $84,000 in grants from the Kensington-based Catholic Coalition for Special Education, Inc.

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