Catholic Schools

Teaching to Get to Heaven

By Fr. John Henry, Crisis, March 6, 2021 “If young people are educated properly, we have moral order; if not, vice and disorder prevail. Religion alone can initiate and achieve a true education.”  St. John Bosco’s understanding of Catholic education seems far from the prevailing view... read more

The Biden Administration Poses New Threats to Catholic Education

By Patrick J. Reilly, Crisis, March 9, 2021 In just the first months of the Biden administration, Catholic educators have been confronted by serious threats to their freedom to teach and witness to the Catholic faith. We knew the storm was coming. Over the last four years, schools and... read more

Catholic Schools and Transgender Students

By Gerard V. Bradley, Public Discourse, February 9, 2021 The lastingness of each person’s reality as male or female is so integral to the faith’s architecture, that to deny it—even to equivocate about it—is to undermine Catholic faith itself. No Catholic institution should risk that... read more

Human Rights Campaign Wants Christian Schools to Abandon Beliefs or Lose Accreditation

By Nicole Russell, Daily Signal, December 14, 2020 The politically influential Human Rights Campaign's policy recommendations for a Biden administration do not bode well for Christian schools. The Human Rights Campaign—a large, influential LGBTQ advocacy group— recently released a... read more
All wearing face masks, students arrive by bus to Fort Loramie High School, Fort Loramie, Ohio.

A Buckeye Voucher Victory: Ohio expands private school choice to half of all students.

By The Editorial Board, WSJ, November. 23, 2020 PHOTO: LUKE GRONNEBERG/ASSOCIATED PRESS The pandemic has been especially tough on low- and middle-income families, but the GOP Legislature in Ohio has given parents in their state something to be grateful for this Thanksgiving by passing a... read more

Catholic university faculty upset that school criticized gay marriage

By Matt Lamb, The College Fix, November 02, 2020 ‘Stab in the back’ to oppose gay marriage Professors and students at Assumption University, a Catholic college in Massachusetts, are upset at the institution for sharing a document on voting that criticized gay marriage. “We should... read more

New Orleans archdiocese seeks laicization for all clergy credibly accused of sex abuse

By Kevin Jones, Catholic News Agency, October 27, 2020 While allegations against two New Orleans-area priests have again raised questions about the Church’s response to clergy misconduct, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has confirmed that for the past two years it has been seeking to laicize... read more

Bishop Schneider praises Voice of the Family’s new, free, online Catholic catechism course

The bishop praised the traditional method of learning by memorization, a technique employed in the online course, and he urged families to revive this method of learning, which is so beneficial for committing the Faith to heart. By Michael Haynes, LifeSite News, October 20, 2020 OUR... read more

TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL ONLY IN STATE SELECTED FOR UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME SEMINAR

THAT ENCOURAGES ‘DIALOGUE BETWEEN SCIENCE AND RELIGION IN CATHOLIC EDUCATION’ The all-girls high school was one of 20 schools in the country chosen by the prestigious university to learn teaching methods which challenge the idea that science and Catholicism are in conflict. Trinity High... read more

Catholic Schools Take Home 40 National Blue Ribbon Awards

Kelly Branaman, secretary for Catholic schools and superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of Washington, said that she was “appreciative” that non-public schools were recognized as well as public schools. By Catholic News Agency, September 29, 2020 WASHINGTON — Catholic schools... read more

What’s at stake if Catholic schools don’t open in the fall

By Tim Huelskamp, Washington Examiner, July 29, 2020 Catholic schools in America comprise the largest parochial school system in the world. They have been in existence even before our nation’s founding. They have built an unparalleled legacy of academic excellence, promoted racial and ethnic... read more

Why Boys Are Failing

Priests of the Society of St. Pius X. Father Patrick Rutledge, the parish rector, is on the left.

The Christian Withdrawal Experiment