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National test scores soar for Catholic high schoolers

If you are comparing options for your child’s high school education, here's some news you can use to help you make the best choice.

Recently released scores from the new 2016 College Board SAT Subject Tests show that students from religiously affiliated schools, including Catholic schools, had significantly higher mean scores than students from public schools in math, reading and writing.

Sports and faith join forces to change lives

“Challenge yourself in the game of life as you do in the game of sports” – Pope Francis

Have you found yourself standing on the sidelines this Fall encouraging your child to kick the soccer ball harder or give defense another try? Cheering as your varsity runner dashes across the finish line or football player makes a winning touchdown? Driving around and around to make sure your student makes it to practice or the game on time?

Powers students spend day making a difference in their community    

Sorting clothes for a homeless shelter, moving heavy office furniture, pulling weeds, reading to elementary students, or talking with elderly patients in a nursing home might not be on an average teenager’s list of things to do during a half-day out of the classroom.

For the nearly 680 students at Powers Catholic High School in Flint, however, Charger Outreach Day on Sept. 21 was more than a chance to escape their desks -- it provided inspiration for their souls.

Middle school students visit Cathedral for Mass for Catholic schools

Nearly 1,000 students, staff, faculty and parents attended the annual Diocese of Lansing Mass for Catholic Schools celebrated by Bishop Boyea on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at St. Mary Cathedral in downtown Lansing. Bishop Boyea reminded the students and all of us of the need to hear Jesus say "Come and follow me!"  

After Mass, many took the opportunity for a pilgrimage during this Holy Year of Mercy, and to walk through the Holy Door.