People and Events

Professor with local ties leading Theology of the Body talks

Peter J. Colosi, formerly a professor of moral theology at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, is an organizer of “Defending and Promoting Human Dignity in a Secular Age” this June in the Netherlands.

Villa Maria Academy student spells it like it is

After her second consecutive win at the Chester County Spelling Bee on Feb. 13, eighth grader Jordi DeJong is headed for the national finals in June.

St. Thomas More celebrates patron, jubilee with movie night

Members of the Pottstown parish, now celebrating its 50th jubilee, gathered for a Feb. 10 screening of "A Man for All Seasons," the classic film retelling of the martyr's life.

Religion, arts enhance STEM learning at Good Shepherd School

The regional Catholic school in Ardsley, Montgomery County is using robotics and computer coding among other tools to help teach lessons of faith to students in grades K to eight.

Masses, concerts, devotions to honor St. Katharine Drexel

The Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul will host concerts of sacred music and offer a full schedule of Masses, for the Philadelphia saint whose feast day is March 3. Her new tomb at the cathedral is now an archdiocesan shrine.

Holy Rosary honors law enforcement, first responders

Students thanked Plymouth Township police and fire officials for their service during a Jan. 28 ceremony as part of Catholic Schools Week.

Archbishop Wood holds first ‘Forensic Toxicology Expo’

Students presented their research on more than 55 prescription, over-the-counter and illegal drugs at the Feb. 5 event, which highlighted both the school's science curriculum and the dangers of substance abuse.

Neumann U looking for a few good computer hackers

With a growing need for advanced computer professionals, the school has created new majors in cybersecurity and data analytics, along with a state-of-the-art technology lab.

Montco CYO basketball honors players, parents

Eighth grade members of the team at Sacred Heart Parish in Royersford were recently recognized for their commitment and sportsmanship, while parents were thanked for their support.

Immaculata U to host undergrad info session

Prospective students will get an overview of academics, campus life, athletics, the admission process and financial aid at the Feb. 18 session, with time for questions and answers and a student-guided tour.