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May 18, 2016

Stepping into Trudy Ritter's Ann Arbor home is stepping into history.

Born in 1929 in Reading, Pa., Trudy has seen the white smoke of eight newly elected popes, and lived through World War II, the Civil Rights Movement, 9/11, the first African-American president and more.

Through it all, she has remained devoted to the Catholic Church, its faith and its education.

May 12, 2016

There’s nothing quite as uplifting as watching children discover their potential. Whether they’re learning to tie their shoes, read a book, run a mile or solve a difficult math problem, children grow in resourcefulness, self-confidence and courage by meeting challenges and gaining new skills.

Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Lansing help students reach their personal potential is through a solid educational curriculum, giving students a strong understanding of the subjects they need to succeed in all areas of their lives.

May 5, 2016

Kathy Ferguson, a teacher at St. John School in Fenton teaches what she truly believes, and takes her pre-kindergarten class to Mass and adoration.

“We’re not quiet, I’ll be the first to admit it! We sing to Jesus and talk to him about what we’re thankful for. Before we enter the chapel, we ask ourselves, ‘Is there something I could change?’ If so, we ask Jesus and our Blessed Mother to come into our hearts to help.

April 24, 2016

There’s no arguing with numbers. If you’re comparing options for your child’s high school education, consider one of the four Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Lansing.

April 20, 2016

For Kari and Todd Edwards Catholic schools are a great gift that teaches their children there’s no moment when your faith drops off and your real life picks up.

“It’s just been a great gift for us to have our children live out the hours of their days in an environment that is Christ-centered,” Kari says. “It has just been a blessing to our family, the way that Catholic schools really, truly do take the stance that they are h ere to assist families in forming their children.”

April 13, 2016

Attending Catholic school affects how frequently you attend Mass as you get older, especially for the Millennial Generation, says a study published by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.