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August 10, 2016
Students live works of mercy
Students live works of mercy

When Jacki Schuman asked her sixth-grade students at Seton Catholic School to read A Long Walk To Water last school year, she didn't realize the assignment would become a catalyst that for helping them answer Pope Francis' call to extend God's mercy to others.

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August 1, 2016
Catholic schools prepare the whole child
Catholic schools prepare the whole child

In preparation for the gift of the new school year with our Catholic-school children and their families, it is with great pride and admiration that I greet you with this message.

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August 1, 2016
Campus ministry is 'heart of the school'
Campus ministry is 'heart of the school'

This past school year, students from McQuaid Jesuit High School visited with residents at a juvenile-detention center; served as pallbearers at the funeral of a homeless man; and mingled with impoverished patrons of St. Joseph's House of Hospitality as part of a walk-a-thon for the ministry.

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August 1, 2016
Students heed pope's environmental call
Students heed pope's environmental call

Students throughout the Diocese of Rochester are learning about the ways they can personally help combat climate change and teach others about caring for the earth.

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August 1, 2016
Students offered ways to 'keep the faith'
Students offered ways to 'keep the faith'

Bridget Collins is excited about starting school at Nazareth College this fall.

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August 1, 2016
Principal with 'heart the size of Texas' retires
Principal with 'heart the size of Texas' retires

On June 21, the day before St. Agnes School's 2015-16 school year ended, a steady stream of students and parents entered the office of Dr. Gerald Benjamin to bid him farewell. Time and again, the encounters were marked by tears, long hugs and quiet exchanges of "I love you."

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August 1, 2016
Principal's temporary role lasted four decades
Principal's temporary role lasted four decades

Stephen Oberst had only been teaching at St. Pius Tenth School for three and a half years when his principal resigned suddenly halfway through the year.

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August 2, 2016
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