Crying foul: Catholic school changes policy, opens no-cursing pledge to boys

  An update on a story from the weekend.   From our Potty Mouth Desk:  Days after a coed Catholic school made headlines for asking only its girls to take a pledge to stop cursing, it administered the oath Monday to some boys who sought equal opportunity. Some staff members at Queen of Peace High [Read More...]

Class act: a Catholic grammar school embraces a classical education

It’s happening in suburban Washington, D.C. — and the Washington Post this weekend sat up and took notice.  (I took notice when I saw the photograph below: they still have those desks??!!) Details: It’s 1 p.m. and time for Amy Clayton’s fifth grade to show off their memorization skills. Decked out in blue long-sleeved shirts [Read More...]

Mom with a mission launches her own Catholic publishing company

How many people see a need and actually try to fill it? Meet one woman who is doing just that. From Catholic News Agency: Cheryl Dickhow was teaching English and Religion to Catholic junior high students over the course of several years, she began to notice a problem. Although she was able to provide books [Read More...]