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The Evangelist
Thursday, January 17, 2019

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  • When school is a pathway to discipleship
    As I prepare to move away for college and life in the larger world around me, I am thankful for the opportunity to have attended Catholic school all these years.
  • For us and our family, the Advent and Christmas season is a time of traditions. The liturgical Church year begins with the season of Advent, a season of symbolically waiting and preparing for the Messiah to come. Although this season is more about anticipation than celebration, our traditions help make Advent fun and something to look forward to while preparing for the birth of Christ.
  • Advent traditions at school, home
    The Catholic Church has designated the four weeks preceding Christmas as Advent, a time to prepare for the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. 
  • Cuomo restores aid to schools
    After vetoing similar legislation last year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that restores a standard for calculating state reimbursement of administrative mandates placed on Catholic and other religious and independent schools.
  • Education consultants begin  assessing diocesan high schools
    The Albany diocesan Catholic Schools Office has released the following announcement.
  • Teen gets Girl Scout Gold by protecting pollinators

    Caroline McGraw has gone for gold. The 17-year-old parishioner of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church in Schenectady has been named a National Gold Award Girl Scout.

    ST. MARY'S SCHOOL IN WATERFORD invited guests to a Halloween haunted house for some spooky fun last weekend.
  • Miracle at a school assembly

    On Oct. 26, Miracle Carter got the surprise of her life when she learned that her wish to go to Walt Disney World in Florida was being granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast New York.

  • Catholic schools launched founders of medical startup
    Long before Dr. Zach Helft and Dr. Christy Sheehy co-founded a medical startup, both were students at Catholic schools in the Albany Diocese.
  • ND-BG, Siena sign admission agreement
    Siena College in Loudonville and Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons School in Schenectady have officially signed into effect an early assurance and college planning partnership. The program will assure admis­sion to Siena for identified ND-BG students .

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