People and Events

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.

Arts festival showcases excellence in Catholic schools

The Showcase of Excellence program this spring will take place at six locations featuring the academic and fine arts work of students at 65 Catholic schools throughout the archdiocese. Find a Showcase location near you.

Devon Prep students win big at regional science tourney

Nine students among Devon's 30 participants won medals at the recent Science Olympiad at Neumann University. More than 1,000 middle school and high school students from 60 schools in the region took part.

Holy Cross School’s robotics team wins at U Penn event

The Collegeville regional school's team designed a robot using Legos that will help to avoid vehicle collisions with deer by alerting both drivers and animals. Their design won first place at the regional robotics competition.

Doylestown Catholic school planning Uptown Hoedown fundraiser

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School is selling chances to win a new Chevrolet truck or $25,000 at the event April 29, which also features music, dancing and food, all to benefit the school's technology programs.

Lessons of life and caring: A little chick shall lead them

The third grade children at St. Ephrem School in Bensalem cared for seven eggs until they hatched, then cared for the chicks, during a classroom project last week. Don't miss our endearing photos.