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Saint Bernard School Junior Joins All-National Honor Choir
Lindsey Reilly, a junior at Saint Bernard School, has been named to the All- National Honor Ensembles Mixed Choir by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). Lindsey is one of 30 Soprano 2 members selected among the thousands of applicants from across the nation to be part of the 240...

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Cecilia's Artist Adventure: Academy of the Holy Family Senior is a Published Illustrator
As a child, Cecilia Vu enjoyed drawing and could often be found doodling in class, but it came second to orchestra. Only at the Academy of the Holy Family in Baltic, Connecticut did she expand her artistic boundaries. Art teacher Sister Gabriel encouraged her to try different mediums including gouac...

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Superintendent's Letter

Posted on January 18, 2021 in: School News

Superintendent's Letter
Dear Friends, January is always a special time in our schools as we celebrate Catholic Schools Week at the end of the month (January 31 thru February 6). The theme for the week from the National Catholic Education Association is, “Catholic Schools:  Faith, Excellence, Service.” D...

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Xavier Grad Wins $20,000 Entrepreneurial Award
Xavier graduate Peter Goggins recently reeled in a $20,000 first prize in a competition for start-up entrepreneurs. Goggins, ‘17, has a passion for improving the ecosystem that produces fish that ultimately end up on the dinner plate. The UConn senior, an environmental science major, has...

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Local Businesses Show Support to Catholic Schools
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the Patron Saint of Catholic Schools, whose feast day is today, January 4, is the first American born saint to be canonized by the Church. She founded the first American religious community for women, the Sisters of Charity. She opened the first American parish school and ...

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Mercy Math Club Seeks to Extend First Place Streak
Mercy High School continues its unblemished track record with a string of three first-place finishes in the competitive Middlesex County Math League, which includes teams representing 11 high schools from throughout the county. Mercy has been the only all-girls team to participate in the Middlese...

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Superintendent's Letter: Advent is An Important Time in Our Schools
My Dear Friends, December is a very special month for all of us. It is certainly about Christmas, but for all of us it is also about Advent. Advent is the time to remember and prepare for the real meaning of Christmas and the coming of Jesus into the world. This is an important educational opp...

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Mercy Students Earn AP Scholar Awards  
Sixty students at Mercy High School earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams for the 2019-20 school year. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to ta...

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New Banners Adorn Xavier’s Dining Hall
The Xaverian values of humility, trust, compassion, simplicity and zeal are on display as part of a new set of banners that hang in Xavier High School’s dining hall.   The new banners, with words written in white on a black background, replace older blue felt banners. Also shown o...

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Christmas is a Time of Giving in Our Schools
Christmas has always been my favorite holiday. In Catholic elementary and high school, we decorated our classrooms, prepared for our Christmas pageant, and made Christmas cards for veterans and our elderly community. There was an air of love and joy among the students and teachers, which we still se...

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More Employment Opportunities in Education
It's that time of year - back to school for teachers and support staff. There are a few positions that have not been filled - See the link below.     There are a number of schools in the diocese that are looking for teachers and administrators.    Openings are posted weekly. NorwichDiocese.org/Employment.   Bookmark the site and check back often.   Please share with educators that you know.

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Saint Bernard School Welcomes Students for New Year
The first day of Saint Bernard School's 2021-2022 school year on Aug. 30 was a great success.   Below are some photos from the first day.    Prayers to the students, faculty and staff for a healthy, educational and inspirational year.  

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Student Essays of Our Lady’s Approved Apparitions
Student Essays of Our Lady’s Approved Apparitions In Honor of the Centennial Celebration of the Legion of Mary OUR LADY OF BEAURAING is very important to us.  On the evening of November 29, 1932, five children, fun-loving, mischievous playmates, ranging from 15-19 were walking toward the railway viaduct in the Vallon part of Belgium in the simple and quiet village of Beauraing.  Suddenly one of them exclaimed that there was a bright light moving at the viaduct.  First they thought of the lights of a moving car.  Very soon, however, they discov...

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Superintendent's Letter: Faith, Respect & Love Help Students Excel at St. John School
My Dear Friends,  I have new and exciting news to share with all of you. Each month we will highlight one of the outstanding educational institutions in the Diocese of Norwich. For this month’s issue it is St. John’s School in Old Saybrook.  At St. John School, an environment of faith, respect, and love helps students excel.  Selecting a school for your son or daughter is a very important decision. This choice can sometimes be the key factor which helps your child become confident, successful and happy in school and life. The more than 11...

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