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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

Young adults learn how to blend faith, busy lives

When Evan Marone began working in Downtown Pittsburgh, a family friend who is a priest recommended that he check out the Young Catholic Professionals of Pittsburgh. Attending Wednesday noon Masses...

Msgr. John Kozar named top publisher

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Msgr. John Kozar, a Pittsburgh priest who is president of Catholic Near East Welfare Association and publisher of CNEWA’s ONE magazine, is the 2019 winner of the...

Faith

Young adults learn how to blend faith, busy lives

When Evan Marone began working in Downtown Pittsburgh, a family friend who is a priest recommended that he check out the Young Catholic Professionals of Pittsburgh. Attending Wednesday noon Masses...

Msgr. John Kozar named top publisher

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Msgr. John Kozar, a Pittsburgh priest who is president of Catholic Near East Welfare Association and publisher of CNEWA’s ONE magazine, is the 2019 winner of the...

Around The Diocese

Around the Diocese

HEAL THE BROKEN HEARTED

A night of healing and prayer, “To Heal the Broken Hearted: Praying with St. Charles the Saint of Mount Argus,” on Thursday, July 18, at St.

Around the Diocese

BENEDICTION AND

VENERATION

A solemn evening of prayer and Benediction, followed by veneration of relic of St. Sharbel Makhlouf, will take place at St. Anthony...

Around the Diocese

SAWDUST CARPETS

Volunteers are invited to come to Holy Martyrs Parish in Tarentum to help create sawdust carpets for the 76th annual Corpus Christi celebration Sunday, June 23.

Around the Diocese

FATHER’S DAY

Public is invited to join the Knights of Columbus Gilmary Council 3868 as they honor fathers at the third annual Father’s Day breakfast celebration Sunday,...

Columns

Put down the phone. Pray.

Sometimes you had to stop my parents’ car by pulling off the road and slamming on the brakes. It would keep accelerating until you did. You had to rev down the engine so you could drive away...

Vaccines preserve 'moral health' of communities

ALBANY, N.Y. — Measles, chicken pox and other diseases are making a comeback as more parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children out of the fear of side effects, especially with...

We have an opening

Things are grim, kind of like the Pirates’ season before the winning streak. Maybe not quite Baltimore Orioles grim, 7,000 games out of first-place grim. But bad.

I mean the decline in...


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