Students and faculty at St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls in Northeast Philadelphia showed their support for the more than 250 girls kidnapped in Nigeria last month. The entire school community wore red on Friday, May 9 to show their support for this cause. During all homeroom classes, students simultaneously used their social media accounts and joined the ongoing global campaign using the hashtags #BringBackOurGirls and #BambiePower. In addition, teachers in each homeroom class took the opportunity to raise the students’ awareness of the issue. Read more about it here. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Help keep Catholic media free, support CatholicPhilly.com
You may have noticed “pay walls” greeting you when you visit the websites of newspapers and magazines, both large and small. These mechanisms allow you to read a few articles for free before you’ve got to pay an annual fee if you want to see more.
You won’t find a pay wall on CatholicPhilly.com because we’re more than a news organization. We’re informing, inspiring and forming readers in the Catholic faith every day through the news, features and commentaries that we post on this site and share across social media.
It costs money to provide high-quality coverage of the local Catholic communities we primarily serve, while also distributing national and world news of interest to Catholics, plus the orthodox teachings of the Catholic faith.
Help us in this mission by making a single gift of $40, $50, $100, or more. Your gift will strengthen the fabric of our entire Catholic community.
Make your donation by check:
222 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
or by credit card: