After-school Code Club offers springboard to the future for Beloit students

After-school Code Club offers springboard to the future for Beloit students

It's music to Adam Gracyalny's ears even though songbooks and choral singing are replaced by Chromebooks and lively conversation in the music room at Our Lady of the Assumption Grade School.

 

 

St. John the Baptist School in Waunakee promotes positive character development

St. John the Baptist School in Waunakee promotes positive character development

St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Waunakee completed the second year of its Positive Character Development Program this past school year.

Our Lady Queen of Peace students immerse themselves in faith-filled service

Our Lady Queen of Peace students immerse themselves in faith-filled service

Summer is a time to serve: to be the "light of Christ" in the world and to be "Sent Forth by the Spirit."

 

 

It’s back to school time in Beloit

It’s back to school time in Beloit

Our Lady of the Assumption School in Beloit began the 2017-2018 school year by celebrating Mass with the coming together of students, families, and staff.

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Thursday, Sep. 07, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

BELOIT -- It's back to school time at Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Madison.

One of them is Our Lady of the Assumption (OLA) School in Beloit, which began the 2017-2018 school year by celebrating Mass with the coming together of students, families, and staff. Students proudly debuted new school uniforms.

Students met their Mass buddies and greeted old friends. The Mass buddies will attend Mass together each week as well as celebrate special occasions, work on service projects, and support each other throughout the school year.

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Merger expands youth ministry opportunities Print E-mail
Thursday, Sep. 07, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee-based ministries formerly known as WYRE Ministries and Arise Ministries have announced a new partnership moving forward as Arise Milwaukee.

This merging of ministries better equips the Arise Milwaukee community to serve the needs of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, as well as pursuing new endeavors for youth throughout the state.

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Written by Cheryl Horne, For the Catholic Herald   
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- So, what do you think most teenagers do during the summer? Sleep in? Head to the beach? Hang out with friends?

All of that may be true. I hope it is true -- summer is summer, after all.

But summer is also a time to serve: to be the "light of Christ" in the world and to be "Sent Forth by the Spirit."

Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Madison has students that serve all year long: as ushers, altar servers, cantors, leaders of the Children's Liturgy of the Word, etc.

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St. Patrick’s Catholic School in Janesville introduces variety of educational options Print E-mail
Thursday, Aug. 03, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

JANESVILLE -- St. Patrick Parish, Janesville's oldest Catholic parish, is hosting open houses in August to introduce the wide variety of educational options open to area parents, including a new homeschool ministry.

Located at 305 Lincoln St. in Janesville, the parish school will offer tours and information about available programs to area families after all weekend Masses the weekend of August 5 to 6.

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Seeds of faith in Latino youth/Semillas de fe en la juventud latina

Last year, I saw nearly 500 young people gather on a Saturday morning, carrying signs about the mercy of God. They were getting ready for their annual procession around New York. But in this procession, prayer was intertwined with joyous dancing and upbeat singing about how God's love and mercy are for all.

They were part of the Movimiento de Jornadas de Vida Cristiana, which translates into the Journeys of Christian Life Movement, a bilingual Catholic movement of Latino youth and young adults from parishes in Queens and Brooklyn, as well as Manhattan. Mile after mile, I was in awe by their joy-filled (and contagious) witness of the faith.

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