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The Spirit is at work in our schoolsMichael Reardon

As we continue in the Easter Season, it is with a renewed hope that death is not the end and that we have been saved from our sins through Jesus's sacrifice. Many of us struggle to go from hope to faith, ...

We can act to give hope to others Michael Reardon

''I don't know how we will make it work." This phrase is a common one we hear at the Catholic Schools Foundation during our emergency fund process, especially this past year. Many families who work hard ...

Please join us to honor our Catholic school teachersMichael Reardon

According to the WGBH Curiosity Desk, the value of school vacations has been a matter of debate in Massachusetts since at least 1907. And while it is common lore that the February school vacation week ...

Equal opportunity education Michael Reardon

The celebration of Martin Luther King Day this past week is an opportunity to think about our impact on the world around us. It is an opportunity to reflect on our actions and attitude toward our brothers ...

A radical and inspiring callMichael Reardon

As Advent concludes with the Nativity of our Lord, our waiting is over, and we celebrate the light of Christ entering the world. Christ did not join us in a clap of thunder and sudden appearance but through ...

Emergencies don't take a holiday Michael Reardon

A few weeks ago, Gov. Charlie Baker pointed to Catholic Schools as examples of how schools can open safely and best serve students and families, stating, "I mean, there's no better example of that right ...

What will our memories be of this time?Michael Reardon

This pandemic has been extraordinarily challenging. Everyone will experience a direct impact on their lives during these days: some lasting, some fleeting, some trivial, some grave. Regardless of your ...

Catholic school heroes have been here all along Michael Reardon

Growing up, Saturday mornings involved finishing my paper route as early as possible and parking myself in front of the television for a few hours of uninterrupted cartoons. These mornings were magical. ...