Wednesday, September 22, 2021



Catholic Schools Teach Value of Community Service

Much is often made of student academic and athletic achievement at Diocesan schools. But at the core of Catholic education is another building block that will serve students, and their communities, for years to come.

Soccer Showcase Hosted by York Catholic

York Catholic hosted a Boys Soccer showcase on Labor Day weekend, which had Berks Catholic edging York Catholic, Bishop McDevitt beating Delone Catholic, and Lancaster Catholic besting Trinity.

Bishop Gainer Blesses and Names New Chapel at York Catholic

Bishop Ronald Gainer celebrated Mass and blessed and named the new chapel The Chapel of Our Lady Rosa Mystica at York Catholic Middle & High School on Saturday, September 11.

Seven Sorrows BVM School S.T.R.E.A.M. Lab is Open for Discovery

Students at Seven Sorrows of the BVM Catholic School will be guided through project-based learning assignments through the new S.T.R.E.A.M Lab. Projects will focus on a different theme each month.

Annual Diocesan Cross Country Race Invites Great Runners

After the torrential rains of Ida, sunny calm weather was the perfect antidote for the 2021 Diocesan Cross Country Invitational run at John Rudy Park, just outside Emigsville in York County.

Students Welcomed Back to School

The excitement of students, faculty and staff returning for the start of the 2021-2022 school year in the Diocese was palpable in the opening week of classes. With creative ways of keeping students safe while engaged, our Catholic schools are ready to take on the new school year.

Trinity Begins New Era with Success

After not winning a football game in a pandemic shortened 2020 season, the Trinity Shamrocks made some big changes to right the ship in a program that has not had a winning season since 2012. For a once proud program that made expected annual trips to the District 3 playoffs, winning football games at COBO Field has been more rare than common.

Our Lady of the Angels Teacher Enters Religious Order as Postulant

Though she felt the nudge throughout her life, Laura Young hoped there would be a clear sign from God to enter religious life. Finally, she chanced upon a billboard while on a nine-day discernment weekend in the Bronx, which read, “You need to make a decision.”

Bishop McDevitt Grad among Sisters of Christian Charity to Make Perpetual Profession

On August 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, three Sisters of Christian Charity — Sister Mathilde DeLucy, Sister Bridget Harakal and Sister Clara Kim — made their perpetual profession of vows during a Mass at the Chapel of Mary Immaculate at Mallinckrodt Convent in Mendham, N.J. Sister Mathilde, formerly Katie DeLucy, is a 2011 graduate of Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg.

Trinity High School Announces New Director of Advancement and Athletic Director

Trinity High School announced the hiring of its new Director of Advancement and new Athletic Director on Aug. 12. Jordan Hill, head football coach, has been named the Director of Advancement. Alumnus Eric Kindler has been hired as the new Athletic Director.

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