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Parish Youth Groups Give Teens Opportunities to Explore Faith through Service

Church youth groups provide a safe place where teens can explore their faith, learn from each other and help the greater community. High school students at St. Gregory Byzantine Church in Upper St. Clair, a parish of the Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh, come together each
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Support HB 752

The longstanding EITC program has awarded over 450,000 scholarships to since its inception, allowing students to attend the school of their choice. The three-year-old OSTC program helps thousands more by giving special scholarships particularly for income eligible students who live in
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The High Return on Education Tax Credits

Savvy investors do their homework. Before buying stock they will research a company’s track record. Is the company making sales? Expanding its market? Are customers satisfied? It is smart to invest in proven success. Providing a quality education for our children is the most critical
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The World Meeting of Families: What you can do

The World Meeting of Families is just six months away. Archbishop Chaput of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia offered the following advice about what we can do to get involved in this historic and life-changing event:   First, World Meeting of Families is a very expensive event. Mu
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“What would we have done without it?”

“What would we have done without it?” That is the question one mother asked herself when speaking about the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC). After seeing her son thrive in the academically excellent and nurturing environment of her local Catholic school, this mom
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Catholic Parish Helps Immigrants of All Faiths in Berks County

“It’s important for a parish to recognize the needs of the community and respond to it. In the Reading area, there is a large immigrant community. I was hearing from people – Catholics and non-Catholics – who were looking for language classes to help them bette
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Please Support the Student Success Act

Urge your Representative to support reauthorization of ESEA by voting for the Student Success Act, HR5. Current Situation/Background:  HR5 is the House version of the long overdue reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  Since its inception in 1965, ESEA
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Talking Tax Credits at De Paul Catholic School

To mark School Choice Week, Representative Mike Turzai visited De Paul Catholic High School in Philadelphia. Watch highlights from his visit here:
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Tax credit programs support Catholic schools

From Lancaster Online- Two Pennsylvania tax credit programs are providing a boon to Lancaster County’s seven Catholic schools. Kristopher Nolt, a spokesman for Lancaster Catholic High School, said his school and its six partner elementary schools received more than $887,000 from
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