The bishop spent the day participating in special activities and speaking to students at the academy.
Bishop Deeley spent the morning visiting classrooms and participating in activities with many of the students.
During an assembly this week, Representative Bruce White and Carla Caron, president of the board of directors for the Waterville Area Soup Kitchen, were presented with a check representing the donation.
From basketball to bingo to benevolence, the bishop had a memorable day at the Brunswick school.
Bishop Deeley was joined on his visit by Bill Burke, principal of St. Brigid School; Fr. Paul Sullivan, pastor of Our Lady of Hope Parish of which St. Brigid School is a part; Marianne Pelletier, superintendent of Maine Catholic Schools; Suzanne Lafreniere, director of public policy for the diocese; and Ellen Couture of St. Brigid.
The music program at St. Brigid is now being coordinated by Matthew Fogg, who co-owns the Midcoast School of Music in Portland and provides the school with professional instructors, each with their own specialty.
Monsignor Andrew Dubois, pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Bangor, was happy to oblige, making a special visit to the program on Wednesday morning to distribute ashes to all the children who wished to receive them.
Meaningful moments dotted a morning of music, merriment, and mirth on February 15.
To raise funds for a graduation field trip and a class gift for the school, eighth graders at St. John’s Catholic School in Brunswick are working with a successful Maine-based company to sail past the finish line.
Students created and completed many service projects for community organizations.
Estelle Beauchesne, a third-grade teacher at St. James School in Biddeford, has received a $1,000 grant from Catholic Extension, an organization dedicated to providing financial support across the country to ensure vibrant faith communities.
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The special event at the elementary school was part of the academy's celebration of Maine Catholic School's Week.
Holy Cross' Bill Ridge received the distinguished award from Bishop Deeley on Tuesday.
The bishop's visit came during Maine Catholic Schools Week.
NEASC accreditation is structured in a self-study report featuring input from the entire school community as well as a peer review that is completed by a visiting committee of education professionals and experts.
“Our schools, with the dedication and sacrifice that makes them possible, are certainly an example of the Gospel of service brought to life with joy and happiness."
“As we quickly see the days of Advent disappear, and we prepare to welcome Christmas once again, the message for us is simple. Live in the story you hear.”
Thanks to the students at Holy Cross School in South Portland, the wider community is able to easily keep up with the weeks of Advent.
All Saints Fifth Graders in Bangor Collect Stuffed Animals for Residents at Phillips-Strickland House
The appreciation offered by the kids to their older neighbors warms the heart, even when that embrace is offered in a different way this year.
Located on 54 Cumberland Street, “The Attic” has entered its fourth decade as a thrift store that is equal parts benevolent for area families and a boon for All Saints students.
The students gathered hats, mittens, coats, snow pants, and other winter items for asylum seekers, including children and adults, who are staying at a Saco hotel property secured by the state.
The donations will help Shepherd's Godparent in Bangor.
Thanks to hundreds of registrants and two teams of tireless volunteers, annual fundraising road races in Biddeford and Sanford on November 5 were huge successes once again.
All Catholic school and faith formation students throughout the diocese were invited to participate in the contest.
In an effort to promote awareness for the plight of persecuted Christians around the world, youth ministry members at St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish in Sanford will spend an evening living in a mock refugee camp, eating what refugees eat, listening to their stories, and gaining a better understanding of the high price many believers pay for remaining faithful to Christ.
In addition to visiting each classroom in the school, the bishop will have lunch with middle school students and staff and have the chance to watch the students as they perform one of the countless acts of service that are on display each year at St. Michael.
Thanks to the efforts of the sixth graders at St. John’s Catholic School in Brunswick, many local community members in need will have a warmer winter, both against the elements and in their hearts.
To honor veterans and celebrate their beloved school, the students, staff, and faculty of Holy Cross School in South Portland gathered in the school yard for a special ceremony.
The much-loved Key Club Turkey Drive at Cheverus High School in Portland will not only provide a wonderful Thanksgiving meal to 400 local families in need this year but will also be a part of a national initiative aimed at highlighting the collective service power and generosity of 18 Jesuit high schools across the country.
A new holiday tradition at Mount Merici Academy in Waterville offers the opportunity to honor a special person in the lives of participants.
Bishop Robert Deeley will visit with students, faculty, and staff at many Maine Catholic schools in the coming months, as well as celebrate special Masses on several occasions.
Karen Iuzzolino-Paquin, a middle school science teacher at St. John’s Catholic School in Brunswick, has been selected as one of five teachers across the nation to participate in the Teachers in Space (TIS) Human Flight Program.
Pictures from All Saints' Day celebrations at Maine Catholic schools.
A spaghetti dinner hosted by the Knights of Columbus last weekend will benefit the successful robotics team at All Saints Catholic School in Bangor. With over 200 attendees, the dinner raised around $2,500.
The proclamation recognizes St. Thomas School for fifty years of dedication to “Catholic education and academic excellence in our community.”
Children in faith formation classes and Catholic schools or otherwise affiliated with Maine parishes have the chance to see their artwork front and center.
Maine Adults Encouraged to Attend “Undeletable” in Auburn to Learn How Online Activity Impacts Safety
All Maine adults are encouraged to gather for “Undeletable,” the first collaborative, statewide conference addressing the cyber threat environment and aiming to strengthen the safety and mental health of youth.
St. Dom’s Students to Participate in “Are You Fitter Than a Fifth Grader?” at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
In the return of a pre-pandemic tradition, the fifth graders at Saint Dominic Academy will hit the road to Standish on Tuesday, October 25, for a day of obstacle courses, fitness games, nutrition trivia, and more.
Students at St. Michael School in Augusta put down their books and iPads on Friday, September 30, and picked up rakes, rags, and gloves to help make their community a better place through the United Way Day of Caring.
St. James School in Biddeford and St. Thomas School in Sanford Hosting Fundraising Road Races and Fun Runs
St. James School in Biddeford and St. Thomas School in Sanford will host fundraising road races on Saturday, November 5, to support the schools’ collective mission to provide a top-notch Catholic education to each of their students.
“Un-Delete-Able” will be held on October 21-22 with the Friday presentations aimed for teens and Saturday’s gathering focused on adults.
The bishop welcomes St. Dom’s students & staff for Mass on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Bishop Robert Deeley celebrates the start of the school year with a Mass at Holy Cross Church in Lewiston.
An endowment in memory of Father John Skehan has been set up through the Catholic Foundation of Maine.
Michael Moseley from Cheverus High School and Patrick Manson from Saint Dominic Academy are named the 2022 winners of the Lila Grace Sullivan Amirault Scholarship Awards.
Students raised more than $13,000 for the Travis Mills Foundation and for the school.
Seventh and eighth graders from St. Thomas School in Sanford met with the pen pals at the Trafton Center, with whom they have been communicating.
St. John's Catholic School students formed a food chain, passing cans and boxes hand-to-hand from the school to the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Project.
Seventh graders at All Saints School in Bangor have been studying wild Atlantic salmon for months, and in May, release 200 into the Kenduskeag Stream.
A jump-a-thon at All Saints Catholic School in Bangor raises $15,000.