Notre Dame celebrates 40th pilgrimage

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Notre Dame staff and students are excited to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the school’s pilgrimage on Sunday 25 of October. Most places might celebrate milestones of 25 years or 50 years, but for the Catholic school 40 years has even more significance. “The 40th anniversary is really big because it is tying in the 40 days (Jesus spent) in […]

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Niagara Catholic Announces 2015 Recipients of Director of Education’s Inspiration Award

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Niagara Catholic Director of Education John Crocco is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the Director of Education’s Inspiration Award. The Director of Education’s Inspiration Award was created in 2013 by the Director of Education to provide Niagara Catholic staff with the opportunity to nominate a colleague to be recognized for their dedication and extraordinary contribution to Niagara Catholic. […]

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Criteria for Catechesis: Infancy to Age 18

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The Criteria for Catechesis: Infancy to Age 18 has been developed as a resource that the Bishops of Canada and their consultants may use to assist in the identification and development of catechetical programs within the diocese. It will also be of use and interest to publishers, catechists, religious education consultants and teachers, as well as parents, in identifying age-appropriate […]

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Jim Marino appointed executive director of Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education

Jim Marino, Executive Director of the Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education

NIAGARA FOUNDATION FOR CATHOLIC EDUCATION APPOINTS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND APPEALS FOR FUNDING SUPPORT Download Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education appeal and donation form here The Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education has appointed Jim Marino as its new Executive Director. The announcement was made by Foundation Board President Peter Ferren on behalf of the Board of Directors. Mr. Ferren says that […]

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Revised religious ed curriculum approved

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Beginning with Grades 1 and 2 this fall, Catholic schools in most of English-speaking Canada will have a new bishop-approved program available for religious education. The Growing in Faith Growing in Christ series will eventually cover Grades 1 through 8, replacing the Born of the Spirit books last updated in 1996 by the publication service of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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RCIA: Getting Back to Our Roots

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On February 22, 2015, the First Sunday in Lent, Bishop Bergie welcomed those journeying through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process at the Rite of Election at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria. Catechumens and candidates, along with their catechists and sponsors, came together for the first time as a diocesan Church. Many now have a […]

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