Topic “Catholic schools”
Just before Christmas, I heard a fascinating story on NPR about the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia of Nashville. The story profiled an explosion in new young novices in the order. In listening to the story, I was moved by the enthusiasm and evident faith of the profiled women. In an era in which we struggle to recruit priests, deacons, sisters, and brothers, it is reassuring to see one order that is thriving. I encourage all Catholic school supporters to hear the story; it can be accessed by visiting: http://www.npr.org/2010/12/22/131753494/for-these-young-nuns-habits-are-....
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There has been a lot of conversation lately about the likelihood of cuts in public education in the coming year. In Monday's edition of the Cincinnati Enquirer, state officials were quoted as predicting that education funding may be slashed as much as 15-20%. A number of tax levies in the Cincinnati and Dayton areas failed during elections last month. Many public school districts are talking about massive cuts in expenses, including widespread layoffs of teachers and staff members. The immediate future of public education seems bleak.
Students from disadvantaged backgrounds often struggle to break the cycle of poverty. In the past, studies have shown one of the best ways for these students to succeed is attending a private Catholic school.
Catholic Schools Week, an annual celebration of the important role that Catholic elementary and secondary schools play in the lives of students, is just around the corner. During this special week, students, parents, grandparents, friends and supporters all will have an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the value of Catholic schools.
There are many important decisions parents make on a daily basis. What movies and television are appropriate? When should curfew be? What schools will give them the best opportunities? Lucky for parents, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati helps you answer the last one with ease.