August 2018

Posted on August 28, 2018 in Impact of Donors

“A new command I give you:  Love one another.  As I have loved you, so must love one another.  By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”  John 6:34-35

I was recently moved by the simplicity of this command and especially in the context of the divided world we live in.  Everywhere we turn, someone seems to be arguing for arguments sake alone.  I suppose that as we examine history, we’d see that this has more often been the case than just recently.

Posted on August 20, 2018 in Impact of Donors

This month, Catholic school students across the country are donning their uniforms and starting a new school year. But at one school the doors are closed: St. Leo Catholic School in San Antonio, TX. I imagine that name doesn’t mean much to you, but it means a great deal to me. It is, was, my Catholic school. St. Leo closed this summer after serving children on the Southside of San Antonio for 100 years. It was just like my current school, Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School on the Boulevard. When people back home ask me about where I work I tell them, “at St.

Posted on August 10, 2018 in Impact of Donors

“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him” (Colossians 3:17).


“When does school start?” “When do I get to see my classroom?” “When do I get to meet my new teacher?”

Posted on August 1, 2018 in Upcoming Events

As a member of the Gaudeamus Committee, I had the privilege of spending some time at Resurrection Catholic School this past spring. Resurrection is supported by the Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) and is located in Kansas City, KS. The principal and about nine middle school students were our gracious hosts for the day. They gave us a tour of the school and then joined us for lunch in one of the classrooms.

Every Child Deserves a Quality Education


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