1. Wednesday, July 13, 2016

    Sisters of Mercy Gather and Feed the Hungry

    On June 25, Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Associates and volunteers turned conversations about mercy into acts of mercy as they packaged 35,000 nutritious meals for the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Cheers of “Go Mercy Go” filled the room as each box of meals was completed.

  2. Tuesday, July 12, 2016

    Guerin Prep Expands Athletics Program: New Athletic Director and Coaches Join College Preparatory High School

    CHICAGO, IL – (June 27, 2016) – Guerin College Preparatory High School (Guerin Prep) announces the expansion of its athletics department with a new athletic director. Guerin Prep, a Catholic, co-educational college preparatory school in River Grove on Chicago’s Northwest side, serves approximately 450 students from Chicago and surrounding suburbs.

  3. Wednesday, July 06, 2016

    Holy Family Catholic Academy Receives Monsanto Fund Grant for Outdoor Classroom

    Holy Family Catholic Academy just announced that the Inverness school received a $7,500 Monsanto Fund grant for their Outdoor Classroom. Employees from Climate Corporation Chicago recommended Holy Family Catholic Academy to receive the grant from the Monsanto Fund's 2016 site grant initiative. Funds from the grant will be used to expand science and technology learning via Holy Family Catholic Academy's innovative outdoor classroom.

  4. Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    Virginia Mercado Awarded the Sister Claudia Hinds Scholarship

    On June 16, Aquinas Literacy Center (ALC) at 3540 S Hermitage Ave. held its annual Student Awards Celebration. Nine adult learners were celebrated for their graduation from Aquinas’ English as a Second Language (ESL) program.

  5. Tuesday, June 14, 2016

    In the Spirit of Francis

    The St. Luke School Class of 2016 is heading off to 11 high schools around the Chicago area. But one thing they will all carry with them is the philosophy of relating to others that was inspired by St. Francis and Pope Francis.

  6. Tuesday, June 14, 2016

    Rev. L. Scott Donahue awarded Honorary Doctorate, Gives Commencement Address at St. Xavier University

    Fr. Scott Donahue, President and CEO of Chicago’s Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, by St. Xavier University and gave the commencement address to graduates of its Schools of Nursing and Education.

  7. Monday, June 13, 2016

    Where Summer Learning in the Catholic Tradition Keeps Students Sharp and Safe

    A 2011 study by RAND Education showed that summer vacation often has a detrimental learning effect for many students. It notes that while all students lose skills, summer learning loss disproportionately affects low income students, particularly in reading.

  8. Monday, June 13, 2016

    Don't Take a Vacation from Your Faith this Summer!

    Catholic Extension invites you to join #Camp Catholic -- its online summer camp for Catholics of all ages. Running from June 12 through Aug. 28, the virtual camp is designed to keep the faithful engaged during the lazy days of summer, when most of us are enjoying vacations, splashing in the pool and celebrating the kid in all of us.

  9. Wednesday, June 01, 2016

    Incarnation 2016 Variety Show

    Students at Incarnation School recently performed in their annual All-School Variety Show. This year’s theme was “Heroes and Villains.” Students in grades Preschool through Grade 8 presented a range of entertaining acts including: a Kindergarten Batman Obstacle Course, a 5th grade James Bond Magic Act, and 7th grade Family Feud: Heroes vs. Villains.

  10. Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    PepsiCo Announces St. Cornelius As 1st Place Winner of National Recycle Rally Contest

    PepsiCo is rewarding students and administrators at St. Cornelious in Chicago for their achievement as first-place winners of the Universal League in the 2015-2016 Recycle Rally Collection Contest. The school recycled 32,610 pounds of recycling materials during the school year.

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