Catholic schools a bulwark against social prejudice then and now

PROVIDENCE — Every school has a story, a history. Catholic elementary schools in America have their own history, and while those stories vary from location to location, the common thread …

Catholic school enrollments rise nationally in wake of COVID-19

By Cole DeSantisRhode Island Catholic CorrespondentPROVIDENCE — As the Church celebrates another Catholic Schools Week, we are afforded an opportunity to reflect on how recent events have …

School choice event on Jan. 22 to combine options with advocacy

PROVIDENCE — If the COVID-19 pandemic did education in the U.S. any favors, Ed Bastia says that “it brought the classrooms into the living rooms and into the homes of the families” …

Getting to Know Rhode Island's Catholic School Educators: Haley Rogers M.Ed.

In 2023, Rhode Island Catholic will bring readers Q&As from the great educators from all around our schools in the Diocese of Providence, and we think you’ll enjoy getting to know what …

Chesterton Academy sees uptick in student interest following diocesan approval

WARWICK — It was a cloudy Saturday morning. A group of young teenagers looking forward with a sense of joy and optimism intently work on a test that will determine how the next step of their …

St. Raphael student-athlete named Gatorade Rhode Island Football Player of the Year

PAWTUCKET — In its 38th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade last week announced Moses Meus of Saint Raphael Academy is the 2022-23 Gatorade Rhode Island …

Saint Margaret School holds “Baby Shower for Mary” to benefit St. Gabriel’s Call a ministry

Above at left, the Saint Margaret School Student Council recently held a “Baby Shower for Mary” to benefit St. Gabriel’s Call a ministry for mothers in the Diocese of Providence, …

Bishop Henning makes first pastoral visit to St. Philip Parish and School

GREENVILLE — On Sunday, Jan. 29, Coadjutor Bishop Richard G. Henning made his first pastoral visit to St. Philip’s Parish and School. The day’s events began with Holy Mass …

'We are not yet done': March for Life holds its first national event after overturn of Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of pro-life advocates descended upon the nation’s capital for the 50th March for Life Jan. 20 — the first national march since the overturn of the …
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