I don’t know about the rest of you, but I consider January to be…well, a drag. Not much sunlight. Cold weather. Taxes coming up. So it was on a recent visit to St. Jude School in Chalfont, Bucks County that I relayed my feelings to Principal Sr. Elizabeth Marley. She wasn’t buying it.
The Honorable, Philip J. Murren, Esq., Principal in the Law Firm of Ball, Murren & Connell, LLC was awarded the PACAPE School Choice Champion award at a ceremony beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24 at the Willow Valley Resort in Lancaster. Philip J. Murren, Esq. is a principal in
If you’re like me when you think of Catholic Schools, you think of discipline. It’s one of the main reasons that I enrolled both of my children in Catholic school. But ‘discipline’ can take many forms, and it doesn’t have to be punishment. ‘Discipline’ can also mean ‘guidelines.’ Such
There is encouraging news for Catholics as far as abortion goes. The number of abortions performed in Pennsylvania during 2017 was the lowest number ever recorded—just over 30,000. It’s a decrease of 870 from the prior year and way down from the all-time recorded high of nearly 66,000
It seems only fitting that Rep. Carolyn Comitta has her district office in what was at one time the junior and senior high school in the West Chester School District. Comitta has spent much of her professional life either teaching, or advocating for education. “It is the foundation fo
The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference joined Sen. Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware Cos.) in a resolution designating the week of January 27th through February 2nd as Catholic Schools Week in Pennsylvania. Sen. Killion delivered the resolution as the first piece of business on the S
Governor Tom Wolf has affixed his signature to the 2018-19 state budget that comes with a total spending number of $32.7 billion for the next fiscal year beginning July 1. The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference tracks various areas of the state budget, namely in the realm of education.
The PIAA Legislative Oversight Committee recently held a public hearing at the state Capitol to receive testimony regarding classifications of high school sports, boundary and non-boundary schools and other issues surrounding public/private school post-season competition. The Pennsylv
Religious News Service reporter Bobby Ross, Jr. recently asked this question, “When adoption agencies can turn away gay prospective parents, what happens to the kids?” With conflicts between religious based adoption and foster care agencies and government non-discrimination regulation