Easter is the culmination of the most important week in the Christian calendar, and marks the grand, triumphant culmination of the season of Lent. Although Easter is commonly associated with bunnies and eggs, chicks and flowers, the true meaning of Easter centers on the glorious resurrection of Jesus Christ. When teaching Easter in the […]Read more "Teaching Easter in Classrooms"
Some say the Catholic Church is in decline and yet others say it is a Church in hospice. It is true the U.S. Church has experienced about a 3% decline in the last ten years confirmed by two massive PEW studies … and a decline in religious vocations, but don’t be too quick to rush […]Read more "The Catholic Church in the US"
Yesterday The growth of the Catholic schools in this country really received its impetus from the Plenary Councils of Baltimore in the late 1880’s. In the Third Council of Baltimore it was decreed that every parish must have a parish school. It was also suggested that these schools were to be free for every child. […]Read more "The Plenary Council of Baltimore to the New Millennium – “Steven Virgadamo” reflects on Catholic Schools"
This post is from Catholic New York: We’re in the middle of Catholic Schools Week, which extends through Saturday. Activities and special celebrations are taking place at many Catholic schools throughout the archdiocese, as we told you in myriad listings in our last issue. There’s another school-related celebration that you should know about. Although it […]Read more "Great School Leaders Are Often Found in the Classroom"
This post and the image are originally from Fordham GSE News, the website for news from Fordham University. Last week, The Center for Catholic for School Leadership and Faith-Based Education hosted their first in a series of three Entrepreneurial Leadership Seminars focused on Leading Through Crisis. Catholic school leaders from New York City, Long Island, […]Read more "Catholic School Leaders Discuss Planning to Avert Crisis"
In a world filled with chaos, it’s important to make certain that your children are raised with Catholic beliefs. The traditional church has been around for many years, and Catholicism continues to be a prominent religion in the country and the world. Although it isn’t easy to live a devoutly Catholic life, it is important […]Read more "Raising Catholic Kids"
By the time October rolls around many parents are frustrated that an elementary school child is not eating well at school. Many have already succumbed to that ever-tempting “lunchables” and a bag of chips. Never forget that a child’s meal is a building block to their health and academic success in school. Here are a […]Read more "Steven Virgadamo discusses the Fall Semester, Lunch and Student Focus"