People and Events

Little ones at Holy Cross School tell Christmas story in cutest way

The second, third and fourth graders of the regional Catholic school in Collegeville told the story from the view of the farm animals at the Nativity in their annual Christmas show held at St. Eleanor Church. 

Sales exec to take leadership of Archbishop Ryan HS

Michael Barnett, a telecommunications executive and 1990 graduate of Ryan, has been named the new president of the archdiocesan school in Northeast Philadelphia. He is a business leader and former teacher.

Neumann U passes the torch of leadership in grand inaugural

For the first time in 21 years, the Neumann University community gathered this month to inaugurate a president: Chris Domes became the sixth president in a ceremony rich in regalia and medieval symbolism.

Warrington Catholic school prays rosary on Fatima centenary

Students of St. Joseph/St. Robert School gathered in the parish prayer garden to pray together on the 100th anniversary of Mary's apparitions to children in Fatima, Portugal.

Financial literacy was theme for day at Roman Catholic HS

A free program by Customers Bank was offered at the archdiocesan high school for freshmen to learn topics such as filling out the FAFSA college financial aid form, understanding a pay stub and buying a car.

St. Jude School lauds Mercy sisters, donates to charities

The Chalfont Catholic school's Mercy Day Sept. 22 started with Mass, continued with art wrok to thank the Sisters of Mercy at the school and raised money for the missions and storm relief through a Penny Race.

Who’s got spirit? Mercy Career and Tech does

Mercy Career and Technical High School held its annual Mercy Week in September for school spirit activities and students' volunteer projects to benefit the local community.

Longtime radio broadcaster to receive Cardinal Foley Award

The John Cardinal Foley Symposium May 24 at the seminary will feature a panel discussion, Mass and awards dinner at which KYW Newsradio reporter Mark Abrams will be honored.

Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Parish ready to combat hunger

The parish in North Wales will host a Helping Hands event to prepare 10,000 meals for people living with hunger in Burkina Faso on Sunday, May 17, noon to 2:30 p.m.

Waldron Mercy names new principal, Ann Marie Braca

The private Catholic school in Merion Station announced its selection of Braca, who currently is principal of Holy Family Regional School in Phoenixville. She helped put the school into the black and improve technology for students.