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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

Vatican signs treaty to ban nuclear weapons

VATICAN CITY — The Holy See ratified and signed the new U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and the high-level Vatican diplomat who signed the treaty told a U.N. conference...

Faith

Vatican signs treaty to ban nuclear weapons

VATICAN CITY — The Holy See ratified and signed the new U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and the high-level Vatican diplomat who signed the treaty told a U.N. conference...

Around The Diocese

Around the Diocese

AUDITIONS

St. Vincent Camerata will hold auditions for vocalists at St. Vincent College in Latrobe on Mondays, Aug. 7, 14 and 21, and Tuesdays, Aug. 8, 15 and 22. For more...

Around the Diocese

CELEBRANT SINGERS

The Celebrant Singers will be live in concert at St. Cecelia Parish in Rochester on Tuesday, July 25, and St. Richard Parish in Richland Township on...

Around the diocese

PROMISE OF

CHRISTMAS

Christmas is coming to Pittsburgh’s Troy Hill neighborhood on Sunday, July 16, from 1-4 p.m. as St. Anthony Chapel presents a...

Around the Diocese

MESSAGES OF FATIMA

St. Teresa of Avila Parish in Perrysville is sponsoring a monthly series celebrating the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. Next...

Columns

What the faith means to a baby boomer

It’s a sure sign of getting old. The small things that are none of my business start to bug me. A lot. People lugging around coffee, for example. Usually with a mermaid on it.

There is...

From Nones to warriors

They’re called the “nones.” Emma Green of The Atlantic magazine reports that some parts of America have a lot more of them than others. Pittsburgh is not one of those. That would...

We must "regain the horizon"

This is the first in a series of regular columns about On Mission for The Church Alive!

My dog, Zia, pulls. When we take our daily walks, I have a hard time keeping her at my side because...

The oft-forgotten type of abuse: Neglect

Child maltreatment is the term used to refer to all types of abuse and neglect of anyone under the age of 18 by a parent, caregiver or other person with the responsibility for safeguarding the...


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