Catholic Schools Week

February 1, 2017
Schools unite at cathedral for Mass with bishop
Schools unite at cathedral for Mass with bishop

Feb. 1 started mighty early for Piper Young. She arose at 5:20 a.m., leaving Elmira at 7:15 for her first trip ever to Sacred Heart Cathedral.

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January 30, 2017
Career choice: Catholic schools
Career choice: Catholic schools

Given the modest pay and chronic enrollment challenges, why do many diocesan teachers dedicate most, if not all, of their careers to Catholic schools?

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January 30, 2017
Schools incorporate faith in myriad ways
Schools incorporate faith in myriad ways

Even before she begins her daily instruction, Julie Gualtieri leads her prekindergarten students in morning prayer at Ithaca's Immaculate Conception School.

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January 30, 2017
School helps educate refugee children
School helps educate refugee children

Three years ago in the middle of her third-grade year, Jehka Ley moved from a city school to Holy Cross School, where she said she quickly adapted to the new, smaller environment.

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January 30, 2017
Students flourish in EcoFusion club

The students involved in EcoFusion at St. Mary School in Canandaigua meet regularly after the school day is over, but the group is more than just another extracurricular activity, according to its founder, Ryan Kincaid.

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January 30, 2017
Consider the gift of a Catholic education

We hope that you are enjoying the special coverage of our Catholic schools in this month’s Catholic Courier

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August 17, 2016
Previous Stories
Previous Stories

Each year in January, Catholic schools throughout our diocese join with others across the nation to celebrate Catholic Schools Week. The week is filled with events in which teachers, parents, staff and especially our students express their pride in being part of a Catholic school community that continues to successfully unite faith, values and academic excellence. These are previous stories from 2006-2016 on Catholic Schools Week as well as Catholic education in general. 

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