April 2016

Posted on April 12, 2016 in News

Vision + Leadership + Enthusiasm + Commitment = St. Agnes Catholic School.

This is what I experienced firsthand when I toured St. Agnes Catholic School on Thursday, April 7 with Principal Jane Sullivan and Father Bill Porter. Attending my first meeting as a new board member of the Catholic Education Foundation (CEF), I experienced the very reason why I wanted to get involved with CEF – to help support and grow the mission of providing a Catholic education for those children who don’t have the financial means to do so.

Posted on April 11, 2016 in Impact of Donors

I hope this writing finds each of you well following the Sunday of Divine Mercy.

With this article I will attempt to mix a little educational humor with some heartfelt family situations and a mercy thought.

Let’s start with some educational “winter- is-almost-behind-us” humor. The following is a story to which anyone who has ever taken care of small children can relate:

One day, a kindergarten teacher was helping a student who was struggling to put on his winter boots. The teacher was pulling and the boy was pushing, but the boots still wouldn’t go on.

Posted on April 4, 2016 in Impact of Donors

Being a numbers guy (I’m a CPA) I have calculated that between the immediate family of my wife Mary and my immediate family, almost 50 of us have received a Catholic education that included grade school, high school and college. That’s about 750 combined years of Catholic schooling for all of us. Both Mary and I have parents who were raised by immigrant parents and for them a Catholic education was not a given.

Every Child Deserves a Quality Education


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