St. Benilde Bible campers row down the bayou with St. Paul
“Orange Turtles,” “Purple Fireflies,” “Lime Shrimp,” “White Crawfish,” “Red Raccoons,” “Blue Possums,” “Yellow Pelicans” and “Lavender Butterflies” frolicked together for a week at the 2013 St. Benilde Vacation Bible School July 2-5.
In-depth learning stressed with Common Core
Beginning in the fall, teachers in the Archdiocese of New Orleans will be “diving deeper” in math instruction using Common Core standards.
Long gone are the days of rote learning where a teacher stands at the blackboard and has students memorize the multiplication tables.
Resurrection welcomes ‘Little Lamb’ toddlers
Dr. Seuss rugs and lady bugs. Colorful blocks and kidney-shaped tables. All adorn the classrooms that will greet 12-month-olds to 3-year-olds attending Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic School’s new “Little Lambs Early Childhood” program.
“We want it to be warm and welcoming, and we want the children to come in and feel safe,” said Rhonda Meyer, assistant principal.
New saints among us
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis signed a decree clearing the way for the canonization of Blessed John Paul II and has decided also to ask the world’s cardinals to vote on the canonization of Blessed John XXIII, even in the absence of a miracle.
Prophet Elijah illuminated in iconography workshop
In the hands of 13 amateur icon painters, the Prophet Elijah leapt from the pages of Scripture to vivid life atop small canvases.