Daily Archives: April 13, 2012

NCEA convention: Combination school, recess, faculty retreat

BOSTON — The annual convention of the National Catholic Educational Association is a busman’s holiday of sorts. Every year thousands of Catholic school teachers and administrators take a big chunk of their Easter vacation to learn how to do their jobs better. … Continue reading

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Reflections on a visit to the Gaza Strip

Sami El Yousef, regional director in Palestine and Israel for the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, just returned from his first trip in seven months to the Gaza Strip. In reflections posted on the website of the Catholic Near East … Continue reading

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Three Catholic priests among those lost in Titanic tragedy

I heard a historian say that for people in 1912 the loss of more than 1,500 innocent lives when the Titanic went down April 15 was for them a tragedy akin to the monumental loss of life this nation experienced in the terrorist attacks … Continue reading

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