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Family Matters: Notre Dame Connections Partner to Serve Denver Catholic School

Tim Will on Tuesday, 21 July 2020.

Reagan Mulqueen '20 - University of Notre Dame Butterfly Garden Installation

“Never underestimate the power of the Notre Dame family.”

That’s how Reagan Mulqueen '20 began to describe the capstone project for her sustainability minor at Denver’s Assumption Catholic School, an elementary school located 1,076 miles from campus.

Kelly Foyle Honored with 2020 Pressley Award for Excellence in Catholic Education

Tim Will on Monday, 20 July 2020.

Kelly Foyle - 2020 Pressley Award Winner

“My job is to help your children become saints.”

Several times over the past 12 years, Kelly Foyle has stood in front of Catholic school families and offered these words on Back-to-School Night. 

Kelly has made this declaration as an elementary teacher, a middle school teacher, a campus minister, and a school leader. She has stated it in a classroom at St. John Vianney School in Goodyear, Arizona; the cafeteria at Immaculate Conception-St. Joseph School in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood; and in the gymnasium at St. Barnabas School on Chicago’s South Side. No matter where she serves or what her role happens to be, the goal remains the same: help kids become saints. 

ACE to hold virtual commencement ceremony

Theo Helm on Friday, 10 July 2020.

The University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) will hold its first virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday (July 11).

With large gatherings limited because of the threat of coronavirus, the ceremony will be streamed at 3 p.m. on ace.nd.edu/commencement. The ceremony will feature short remarks from Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., the president of Notre Dame.

Working Toward a More Just Society

on Wednesday, 03 June 2020.

Working Toward a More Just Society

As people who believe that we are all made in the image and likeness of God, we affirm the inherent dignity of all human life, and we stand—as disciples of Christ—against any form of bias, discrimination, hatred, and violence. The discriminatory and violent killings of George Floyd and so many others serve as a grim reminder of the racism that has plagued our nation for centuries. This reminder functions simultaneously as a sobering reality check with respect to the depth and breadth of the challenges confronting educational institutions. And this reminder is especially important for Catholic schools and educators, given our charge to teach as Jesus did and to form students who will use their gifts to serve others and work toward a more just society.

Federal Stimulus Package Could Provide Financial Assistance to Catholic Schools and (Arch)dioceses

Theo Helm on Tuesday, 31 March 2020.

The $2 trillion stimulus package signed into law on Friday includes a program that may allow eligible Catholic schools and (arch)dioceses to pay employee salaries and other expenses through forgivable loans of up to $10 million.

These loans could have far-reaching positive impacts for Catholic schools now facing serious financial hardships brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic.