I wrote in an earlier blog (October 29) about my visit to the University of Scranton to give the keynote address for the 13th annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on DisABILITY. While there, I talked to Daniel Gallagher of Catholic Television of the Diocese of Scranton (CTV) about my keynote address and about my participation in the Synod on the Family in Rome. Here is that interview:
November 12, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) Students in grade 8 who wish to attend a Catholic high school next year are required to take the Catholic high school placement test scheduled on Saturday, December 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Students take the test at the Catholic high school they plan to attend. They must bring a $10 fee and two #2 pencils. Information about the location of the high schools can be found at www.archlou.org/schools.
The placement test helps Catholic secondary […]
November 6, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) Today, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz and Richard A. Lechleiter, President of the Catholic Education Foundation, announced new efforts to make Catholic elementary schools more accessible and affordable. These efforts are expected to double the amount of tuition assistance available for families in need to more than $3 million annually.
“It’s a new day for families who may be thinking about a Catholic elementary school but are unsure if it is financially possible for them,” said Archbishop Kurtz.
Below is my presidential address, delivered on November 10, for the November Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:
Archbishop Vigano, brother bishops, friends all,
I had never met Paolo Rodari until he asked to sit down with me to talk about our families. Paolo is an Italian journalist, but this wasn’t about an interview. He had heard that I’d helped care for my brother Georgie, who had Down syndrome, and he wanted to talk about his hopes and fears […]