Religious education office spreading the Good News
Vincent Scozzari put on his best teacher’s cap, which at the moment, was a black skull cap known by Jews as a yarmulke.
The associate director of adult faith formation for the archdiocesan Office of Religious Education stood in the middle of a circle of a dozen senior residents of Vista Shores Assisted Living and Memory Care on St. Bernard Avenue near Robert E. Lee Boulevard on May 6.
Our Lady of Grace to retain its preschool program
Precious Joseph, principal at Our Lady of Grace School in Reserve, is pleased to announce that her school will continue its pre-kindergarten age 3 and 4 and kindergarten programs for the 2015-16 school year. And, if licensing comes from the state in time, a classroom has already been retrofitted to accommodate a 2-year-old program beginning in August.
May 30 Mass will mark St. Agnes School’s final bow
Current and former students, faculty, parents, grandparents and parishioners of St. Agnes in Jefferson will have an opportunity to mark the closure of their elementary school, founded in 1941, at a May 30 Mass at 4 p.m.
Holy Ghost School to close after 98 years
At Holy Ghost School in New Orleans, there is sadness as a 98-year tradition of education comes to an end at the end of the academic year, said principal Camille Treaudo.
First grader’s ‘crowning achievements’ benefit kids with cancer
What began as a way to beat boredom led Harlan Jackson Adams, a Mary Queen of Peace first grader, to form a company called “Crowns 4 Kids.”
The concept: paint crowns onto canvases, sell them to the public and donate half the proceeds to cancer patients at Children’s Hospital.
At 82, Archbishop Hughes is still making tracks
He swims. He bikes. He used to play a mean game – well, let’s call it an intensely passionate game – of racquetball until he tore the quadriceps tendon in his right knee two years ago.