The Wonders of the Catholic Relief Service Rice Bowl

During Lent, there are many opportunities to give alms and the Catholic relief Services (CRS) Rice Bowl is one of them. Every year St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School in Altamonte and many other Catholic schools take part take in this …

St. Joseph Academy Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

At St. Joseph Academy, Lakeland, we celebrate all the Catholic traditions, holidays, and events as a Catholic school. One particular event that we celebrate, along with other Catholic schools throughout the nation, is Catholic Schools Week. Each school has their …

JMJ : Young Leaders of the Faith

Young Disciples of Jesus, Mary and Joseph (JMJ)  is a group of young people from grades four through eight who meet weekly to discuss the upcoming Gospel, share crafts, and learn how to put faith into action. Because of their …

Resurrection Catholic School Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States, taking place since 1974. The annual observance starts the last weekend in January and runs all week. This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Communities of …

Korean Veterans Share and Teach St. Paul Students

Veterans from the Lake County Korean War Association, Chapter 169 came to speak at St. Paul Catholic School in Leesburg last month. There were four presenters, three of whom served in the war. The fourth presenter was the wife of …

Soaring into Catholic Schools Week

The students at Saint Joseph Catholic School in Winter Haven enjoyed celebrating Mass with Bishop John Noonan on Friday, January 27th.  During the homily, he asked many children if they enjoyed being at school and what they do …

Catholic Schools Week at St. Joseph Catholic School

On Tuesday, January 31, 2017 St. Joseph Catholic School students participated in stations consisting of fun activities to celebrate Catholic Schools Week. At one of the stations, students walked toiletries that they had collected over to Catholic Charities of Central …

Traditions Rich in Faith and Heritage

2017 is upon us and we can all look forward to what’s to come in the new year. Resurrection Catholic Parish in Lakeland has a diverse congregation and various ways of celebrating the New Years, Feast of the Epiphany, and …

Learning the Faith Through Art

On August 22, 1990, the feast of  the Virgin Mary’s queenship, ground was broken for a main Church that today sits 2,000 people, with standing room for many more. With the blessing of St. Pope John Paul II, this church …

Teaching, the Vocation of a Lifetime

Everyone can agree on the importance of education. Teachers impact many lives during their careers and can influence children who will make a big difference in society. Recognizing talented teachers for their hard work and dedication is important. Two teachers …