Posts Tagged ‘education’

Giving Students a BOOST

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Both the name and the corresponding initials of a new Maryland state initiative describe a cooperative effort to provide students with a brighter future.  It is the Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today scholarship program, known by the acronym BOOST and enacted this past spring, which gives a “boost” to low-income families across the […] [Read more]

The Identity of Catholic Universities

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Throughout the history of the Church, including today amidst persecution in the Middle East, we have had those inspiring witnesses who stand fast in the faith and resolutely proclaim, “I am Christian,” even knowing that they will be condemned. It is no less important for the institutions of the Church such as universities and social […] [Read more]

To Be the Best Church We Can Be

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

The celebration of our birthday often prompts us to spend some time reviewing the past year and setting some goals for the year to come.  Similarly, as we prepare to celebrate the great Solemnity of Pentecost on Sunday – sometimes called the birthday of the Church – the Archdiocese of Washington has been reviewing its […] [Read more]

Dreaming of an Education

Monday, November 5th, 2012

For many high school seniors with dreams of going to college, these past few weeks have been very busy.  High school transcripts have been collected, letters of recommendation have been requested, essays have been drafted and financial aid papers have been reviewed, all in anticipation of colleges’ mid-November early application deadlines.  Completion of this long […] [Read more]