Our Lady Queen of Peace students raise money for Australia in online art auction

Our Lady Queen of Peace students raise money for Australia in online art auction

Third to eighth graders at Our Lady Queen of Peace School have been busy creating art in hopes of raising money to help the Australian community recover from the devastating bushfires.

St. John’s buries the ‘Alleluia’

St. John’s buries the ‘Alleluia’

On Thursday, Feb. 27, Coordinator of Religious Education Jodi El-Beri guided the students and staff through a prayer service to "bury the Alleluia" in preparation for Easter.

Principal brightens teachers’ spirits with paper cutouts of students

Principal brightens teachers’ spirits with paper cutouts of students

The motto of St. John the Evangelist Catholic School in Spring Green is, "We're more than a school . . . We're a family!"

Things ‘looking bright’ at Spring Green school

Things ‘looking bright’ at Spring Green school

St. John the Evangelist School has sparkling new windows thanks to generous parish members who contributed to St. John's Capital Campaign.

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Things ‘looking bright’ at Spring Green school Print
Written by Terrie Feigl, For the Catholic Herald   
Thursday, Jul. 16, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

SPRING GREEN -- St. John the Evangelist School has sparkling new windows thanks to generous parish members who contributed to St. John's Capital Campaign.

These beautiful eight foot tall windows are making the classrooms shine bright.

These classrooms will shine even more when the "bright" students of St. John's come back to school this fall.

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Youth Conference to be livestreamed Print
Written by Angela Curio, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Jun. 25, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- Amid numerous Steubenville Youth Conferences cancellations throughout the country, Franciscan University of Steubenville has decided to host an interactive livestreamed youth conference on the weekend of July 17 to 18.

Livestreamed from Florida, teens, their families, and youth groups will have an opportunity to participate in the event titled "Steubenville Live" from anywhere in the country.

"We are going to try to put every element of a regular Steubenville conference into the livestream," said John Beaulieu, director of evangelization and engagement for the conference office at Franciscan University.

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Love Begins Here adjusts to pandemic Print
Written by Angela Curio, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, May. 28, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- Eleven years ago, Love Begins Here (LBH) launched in the Diocese of Madison with week long, local mission trips for teens in middle school and high school.

This summer, LBH will continue its ministry to local communities but with an even more localized focus to accommodate gathering restrictions and social distancing guidelines.

Engage at parish level

"For those registered with the parishes, you are going to engage with Love Begins Here at the parish level," said Lindsay Finn, LBH Madison's director, on a YouTube video posted on May 16. "For those who are registered as Lost Sheep (those not registered through their parish), we will be in touch soon with plans."

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Principal brightens teachers’ spirits with paper cutouts of students Print
Written by St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, Spring Green   
Thursday, May. 07, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

SPRING GREEN -- The motto of St. John the Evangelist Catholic School in Spring Green is, "We're more than a school . . . We're a family!"

This was evident by the disappointment among St. John's teachers when they heard the news that schools would not be reopening for the rest of the school year. They all understood the reasoning, but they just miss their students so much.

The teachers have been working very hard creating lessons for online learning. They come to school to create instructional videos or pick up needed supplies, but they walk into an empty classroom.

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Thank you for your example/ Gracias por su ejemplo

Three years ago, I wrote my first column focused on Pope Francis' message to young people during his 2016 apostolic visit to Mexico.

"They tell us we are the hope for a better world. But who gives us hope?" a young woman asked the pope. He replied that the horrors of the world are no match for Jesus.

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