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Students, educators honored nationally

School News St. Joseph High School junior Isabelle Schroeder was one of 3,000 students from around the world to advance to the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest in College Park, Marylan

Students named 'Write Thing' winners

Catholic schools were well represented among the six overall winners in the annual “Do the Write Thing” Challenge, an initiative of the National Campaign to Stop Violence.  The chall

Quigley Catholic graduation

Quigley Catholic High School in Baden will hold combined baccalaureate Mass and commencement exercises for its 41 graduating seniors. The ceremonies will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at St. Ferd

Quigley mock trial team wins state title

After winning the state title, Quigley Catholic High School’s mock trial team is headed to the national championships May 12-14 in Boise, Idaho. The school in Baden, Beaver County, successfully

Diocese, Carlow partner to offer tuition support

Carlow University, in partnership with the Diocese of Pittsburgh, will recognize the commitment of parents who chose to invest in a Catholic elementary and secondary education for their children by o

Technology upgrades are high priority in schools

Our Lady of Grace The school is embarking on a preschool-through-eighth-grade initiative to expose all students to creative problem solving by introducing them to interdisciplinary projects that use

St. Vitus students receive state science awards

Eighteen of St. Vitus School’s seventh- and eighth-graders participated in the 58th annual Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Region IX competition in February at Slippery Rock University.

St. Joseph High School students receive awards

The following school news items are from the 2014-15 year. Three St. Joseph High School students were honored in March at the 51st Annual Pennsylvania Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at State

News & Features

The Light has risen!

My dear Sisters and Brothers of the Church of Pittsburgh:

You’ve heard the expression, “The light at the end of the tunnel.”

That’s Easter.

Easter is the...

Speakers inspire men to live in joy, humility

Because Jesus opens his heart to us, Bishop David Zubik said, we can leave behind our sins, guilt and sense of worthlessness. No matter what we do, we receive the grace of forgiveness through...

Seven-church visits planned for Holy Thursday

Parishioners in the Diocese of Pittsburgh have a tradition of visiting seven churches on Holy Thursday, which is an ancient practice probably originating in Rome. Pilgrims visited seven basilicas...

Faith

The Light has risen!

My dear Sisters and Brothers of the Church of Pittsburgh:

You’ve heard the expression, “The light at the end of the tunnel.”

That’s Easter.

Easter is the...

Speakers inspire men to live in joy, humility

Because Jesus opens his heart to us, Bishop David Zubik said, we can leave behind our sins, guilt and sense of worthlessness. No matter what we do, we receive the grace of forgiveness through...

Seven-church visits planned for Holy Thursday

Parishioners in the Diocese of Pittsburgh have a tradition of visiting seven churches on Holy Thursday, which is an ancient practice probably originating in Rome. Pilgrims visited seven basilicas...

Around The Diocese

Around the Diocese

DIVINE MERCY

St. Sebastian Parish in Ross Township invites Catholic community to pray the solemn novena and chaplet of Divine Mercy for nine consecutive days.

Around the diocese

TENEBRAE SERVICE

The choir of Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Pittsburgh’s Troy Hill neighborhood will present a Tenebrae service of darkness Monday, April 8, at 7...

Around the diocese

OUR JOURNEY

The Catholic parishes of Carnegie, Green Tree and Scott Township will host “Our Journey with God,” presented by Maria Killian, Tuesday-Thursday, April...

Around the Diocese

SIX STEPS TO SANITY

Transfiguration and St. Victor parishes invite those dealing with the addiction of a loved one to its Six Steps to Sanity program, which meets Thursdays at 7...

Columns

Woman counts on faith to reunite with husband

WASHINGTON — In the quest to bring her deported Mexican husband, Marcos, back to the United States to live with her and their four children, Elizabeth Perez has frequently turned to...

Damaged fruit

In his book, “Descending Fire: The Journal of a Soul Aflame,” Father Jean Petit cites St. Thérèse of Lisieux as having said that she liked “to see fruits fall before...


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