Local lefthander now ready for the Phillies

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  On June 15, less than 24 hours after getting the call, Zach Warren was as cool as a cucumber, or the other side of the pillow. “I felt pretty confident (I’d get picked),” he said. “It’s exciting. I’m taking it all in with my family.”...

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The gift of a Catholic school education

Written by Mary Boyle Graduation time is its own season, a whirlwind of activities and emotions as students cling to the precious “known” and yearn for the adventure and discoveries that lie ahead. I am blessed to celebrate the excitement of the season in each of our diocesan high schools....

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Archbishop Damiano School graduation

Archbishop Damiano School’s Class of 2017 was honored at their graduation on June 13 in Westville Grove. Archbishop Damiano School serves students with moderate to severe cognitive disabilities. Students are referred from over 50 different school districts throughout central and southern New Jersey. Educational programming is divided into three broad levels:...

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And now, a new beginning

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  The last notes of Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance” have played out. The last cap has reached the ground after its brief celebratory flight. The last selfies with shades and smiles have been shot. The last piece of encouragement from a favorite teacher has been handed...

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Tribute to an exceptional graduating senior

In recent years, Gloucester Catholic has maintained the tradition of distributing most of the senior awards during a formal breakfast on the morning of commencement; the Bishop Dennis Sullivan Award is the only award distributed during commencement exercises. Bishop Sullivan, it is now my privilege to describe to you the...

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Wildwood Catholic High School welcomes new principal

Wildwood Catholic High School announces the hiring of Joseph Cray as principal. Cray was most recently an administrator with Kensington Health Sciences Academy of the School District of Philadelphia. In his seven years at the school, he served several roles including Roster Chair, Operations Officer, Director of Technology, mathematics teacher...

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