Five Ways Catholic Schools Are Uniquely Positioned to Support Youth Mental Health

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a crisis has deepened among U.S. teenagers, with negative mental health outcomes and thoughts of suicide increasing significantly over the past decade.  The contributing factors of loneliness and isolation are counterintuitive to many of our first impressions of young people.  If I were to ask you to picture […]

Box of Joy – How Your Classroom Can Transform a Child’s Life

The following blog was contributed by Cross Catholic Outreach. To add this service project to your school’s outreach program, please click here. How It Feels to Open a Box of Joy Sadly, Christmas morning often arrives very differently in developing nations. There, impoverished children in remote communities may rise early like their U.S. brothers and […]

Committing to Cultural Responsiveness as a Catholic School Educator

The following blog was contributed by Betsy Okello, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, The Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program, University of Notre Dame. As Catholic school educators and leaders, committing to cultural responsiveness is not merely nice to do or an add on to our core curricula. It is essential to developing our students spiritually, academically, and […]