Principals’ responsiblity includes being prepared for any emergency

“The bad guy doesn’t follow steps one, two, three and four,” said police sergeant Jay Brennan, referring to the unpredictability of a potential violent intruder. “Forget about your place. What matters is the process.” Brennan should know. Co-founder of Synergy911, which provides emergency response training, Brennan was in emergency management...

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Our parishioners value our schools

Written by Mary P. Boyle I am in awe of the sacrifices our parents and guardians make to provide their children with the gift of a Catholic school education. I am grateful to the many benefactors, including pastors and faithfully contributing parishioners, who continue to support the ministry of Catholic...

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Class of 2018 offered nearly $204 million in scholarships

The class of 2018 is spreading its wings – from the Ivy League to community colleges, from Catholic institutions to large state universities, from military academies to private schools throughout the country. Academic and athletic scholarships will help make those choices possible. Among six diocesan and three private Catholic secondary...

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A gift in acrylic

A member of the 2018 graduating class, Daniela Turchi, dedicated her acrylic painting “Blessed are the Children” to Saint John Paul II Regional School, Stratford. It is displayed in the school’s main entrance. “We feel grateful and blessed that Daniela shared her artistic talents with the school and leaves behind...

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The joy of graduation day

By Mary Beth Peabody Amid loud cheers and a few tears, the Class of 2018 has crossed the finish line. Nearly 1,200 young adults graduated from six diocesan and three private South Jersey Catholic secondary schools during this first week of June. “Our spiritual lives do not stop here,” said...

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