No local dignitaries, regional bishops, or long speeches
Poor East LA Catholic school gets much-needed facelift thanks to a $1.7 million grant from the Dorothy Shea Foundation; Our Lady of Talpa School opened in 1951

“They’re cutting it, they’re cutting it!” There were no local dignitaries, regional bishops, or long speeches on this September morning — just a nun with a big pair of scissors, and nearly 300 Our Lady of Talpa School students

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2019-09-18T13:44:53-08:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |2 Comments

Teen starts crowdfunding campaign for struggling Catholic school
Divine Saviour Elementary School in Los Angeles aims to increase enrollment from 70 to 100

Call it divine intervention this past summer when 14-year-old Adrienne Usher had an email answered by Armando Carvalho, the second-year principal of Divine Saviour Elementary School in northeast LA. The Pasadena teenager who grew up attending Catholic schools was looking for

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2019-09-12T07:14:46-08:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |2 Comments

Santa Clara University elects trustees
Four new members were chosen at the June board meeting of the Jesuit university

Four new members have been selected to join Santa Clara University’s Board of Trustees, bringing to 46 the number of individuals who help set policies and strategy for the 168-year-old University. The newly elected trustees, elected at the board’s

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2019-07-23T10:12:59-08:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |6 Comments

“We’re the phoenix rising from the ashes”

When All Souls World Language School in Alhambra held its June 7 graduation, four 13-year-old eighth-graders were ready for promotion. That in itself was quite a feat. The Catholic school that began in 1921 as an integral part of

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2019-07-01T20:59:45-08:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |0 Comments

California bishops back federal education bills

The California Catholic Conference advocates for the quality education of all public and private school children, especially for those who are poor and most vulnerable. Furthermore, the CCC affirms every parents’ right to direct, and to be fully engaged in, their

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2019-06-04T16:00:14-08:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: , |0 Comments

Four Norbertine sisters join St. John the Baptist School in Costa Mesa

The following is from a Feb. 14 story by OC Catholic.  Last month, four Norbertine sisters joined the faculty at St. John the Baptist School in Costa Mesa. The founding nuns of the Congregation of the Norbertine Sisters are from

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2019-02-14T15:07:44-08:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |3 Comments

Plans for new Catholic high school in San Jose diocese hit major roadblock

A Catholic high school has been talked about in the Morgan Hill for nearly a decade, but the Diocese of San Jose has run into a series of setbacks getting its 40 acres of land—their preferred site of the future

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2018-12-12T11:27:44-08:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , |7 Comments

LA archdiocese to press charges against sisters accused of embezzlement

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles will file a criminal complaint against religious sisters who have been accused of embezzling from a Catholic school at which they had worked for more than a decade. Sr. Mary Margaret Kreuper, CSJ and Sr.

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2018-12-11T14:50:50-08:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |15 Comments

Religious sisters found to have stolen money from Redondo Beach Catholic school

An internal investigation by a Redondo Beach Catholic parish has found that two longtime nuns who worked at the St. James School misappropriated a “substantial” amount of school funds for their personal use over a period of years, according to

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2018-11-30T18:43:23-08:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , |19 Comments