Posts Tagged ‘Golden Apple’

Celebrating the Vocation to Teaching

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Saint John Paul II wrote of an “urgent need in various schools, whether Catholic or not, for teachers and professors among the lay faithful to be true witnesses of the Gospel, through their example of life, their professional competence and uprightness [and] their Christian inspired teaching” (On the Vocation and Mission of the Lay Faithful, […] [Read more]

Golden Apple Teachers

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Leaving an apple on a teacher’s desk is an enduring sign of thanks for the difference he or she makes in a child’s life. This evening, we will show our own appreciation to ten outstanding teachers from Catholic schools across the Archdiocese of Washington by awarding each of them a Golden Apple for their teaching […] [Read more]

Prospering in the Next Chapter in Life

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Last Saturday, our local Catholic universities held their commencements and in the coming days, Archbishop Carroll High School and Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School will have their graduation celebrations.  As the word “commencement” suggests, this moment is not an ending, but the beginning of a new chapter in the lives of these young women […] [Read more]