After-school Code Club offers springboard to the future for Beloit students

After-school Code Club offers springboard to the future for Beloit students

It's music to Adam Gracyalny's ears even though songbooks and choral singing are replaced by Chromebooks and lively conversation in the music room at Our Lady of the Assumption Grade School.

 

 

St. John the Baptist School in Waunakee promotes positive character development

St. John the Baptist School in Waunakee promotes positive character development

St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Waunakee completed the second year of its Positive Character Development Program this past school year.

Our Lady Queen of Peace students immerse themselves in faith-filled service

Our Lady Queen of Peace students immerse themselves in faith-filled service

Summer is a time to serve: to be the "light of Christ" in the world and to be "Sent Forth by the Spirit."

 

 

It’s back to school time in Beloit

It’s back to school time in Beloit

Our Lady of the Assumption School in Beloit began the 2017-2018 school year by celebrating Mass with the coming together of students, families, and staff.

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Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary School celebrates 125 years Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

SUN PRAIRIE -- It was time for a birthday party 125 years in the making.

October 12, 2017, marked the quasquicentennial anniversary of Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary School in Sun Prairie.

To celebrate, as had been done on other milestone anniversaries, the students lined up in the numbers of "1," "2," and "5" for a picture showing "125," to celebrate the anniversary.

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Beloit students ‘plant’ Pinwheels for Peace Print E-mail
Thursday, Oct. 05, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

BELOIT -- On September 21, Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School children took part in an international art project, Pinwheels for Peace, by "planting" pinwheels with messages of peace in front of their school and church.

Pinwheels for Peace is an art installation project started in 2005 by two art teachers, Ann Ayers and Ellen McMillan, of Coconut Creek, Fla., as a way for students to express their feelings about what is going on in the world and in their lives.

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School supports Go Orange Fight Hunger Day Print E-mail
Thursday, Sep. 28, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Holy Ghost-Immaculate Conception (HG-IC) School in Dickeyville and Kieler supported the Go Orange Fight Hunger Day on September 14 that was promoted by NBC 15 and other local businesses.

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It’s back to school time in Beloit Print E-mail
Thursday, Sep. 07, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

BELOIT -- It's back to school time at Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Madison.

One of them is Our Lady of the Assumption (OLA) School in Beloit, which began the 2017-2018 school year by celebrating Mass with the coming together of students, families, and staff. Students proudly debuted new school uniforms.

Students met their Mass buddies and greeted old friends. The Mass buddies will attend Mass together each week as well as celebrate special occasions, work on service projects, and support each other throughout the school year.

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The Seamless garment perspective: How one young activist thinks

As a college student, I spend much of my time deliberating the great questions of our day, not least among them: the limp salad or the pizza? Shredded carrots and dressing could spruce up the former; the latter's grease I could dab off.

But increasingly, the minimal effort required to render the inedible appealing is daunting enough that I choose not to eat at all. It's a pathetic defeat. I'm not blind to the privilege of a cafeteria at my disposal, but I know that neither will satisfy my hunger.

Young Catholics today find ourselves in a similar type of political cafeteria of options ranging from unsavory to utterly unfit-for-consumption. The preparatory document for the 2018 synod on youth discusses the despair that arises from this situation, naming young people's "resignation or fatigue in their will to desire" in the face of causes they wish to champion. In my experience, this fatigue is traced to the fear that embracing one movement means abandoning others.

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