Catholic Education


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.

Spelling counts
Sep 04 2007
I've detected a number of typographical errors in The Catholic Review and other periodicals over the years. To date, all I've done is collect them...

Enrollment picking up at schools in Gulf Coast
Aug 16 2007
WASHINGTON – Two years after Hurricane Katrina, Catholic schools and colleges in the Gulf Coast region are recovering, but enrollment figures have still not been restored to what they were prior to the storm. At Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, which was severely damaged by floodwaters from the breached levees following Katrina, school officials anticipate for the 2007-08 school year an overall enrollment of 3,100 students, including students in the College of Pharmacy and graduate students.

Elizabeth Phelan hopes to grow Loyola-Govans partnership
Jul 23 2007
As St. Mary of the Assumption School in Govans continues developing a unique educational partnership with Loyola College in Maryland, Baltimore, Elizabeth Phelan said she sees “amazing opportunities” for strengthening the school.

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien
Jul 12 2007
Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien of the Archdiocese for the Military Services has been named by the Vatican to succeed Cardinal William H. Keeler. Click here for a biography of Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien.

Lenten Appeal exceeds $6 million goal
Jun 15 2007
The Cardinal’s Lenten Appeal exceeded its $6 million goal for 2007, marking the first time the Archdiocese of Baltimore has met and surpassed its annual fundraising benchmark in its 16-year history.

Cardinal Keeler announces:
May 02 2007
ASSOCIATE PASTOR Reverend Michael Greb, O.F.M. Cap., has been temporarily assigned as Pastoral Associate of Transfiguration Parish, Baltimore. Effective immediately. Reverend Paul J. Murphy, C.M., to Pastoral Associate, St. Joseph Parish, Emmitsburg. Effective immediately.

History lesson on Baltimore’s schools
Apr 11 2007
A bit of a correction to your piece “Baltimore is cradle of U.S. Catholic Education” (CR, April 5).

Businesses ready to showcase related products
Apr 01 2007
From Angelluz Religious Jewelry to Zumu Software and every letter in between, exhibitors at the 104th annual National Catholic Educational Association convention and exposition will display a plethora of Catholic-related products and services April 10-13. For a cleaner school, an attendee might visit the Oreck Vacuum booth; for a sweeter school The Candy Lady; for a more uniformed school, there’s Dennis Uniform; or the World Book exhibit for a better reference collection. These and the 696 other vendors represent the Catholic education market valued at $12.4 billion, according to NCEA statistics.

NDP names new principal
Mar 26 2007
Laurie A. Jones, principal of Battle Grove Elementary School in Dundalk, has been named the new principal of Notre Dame Preparatory School in Towson effective July 1. Ms. Jones, a parishioner of Ss. Philip and James in Baltimore, succeeds Clare Pitz. Ms. Jones said she learned about the position in an advertisement in The Catholic Review and was impressed by NDP’s mission to form highly educated, well-rounded young women.

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