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.
Students raised more than $13,000 for the Travis Mills Foundation and for the school.
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.
Pictures from Rosary Events and May Crowning Ceremonies at Maine Catholic Schools!
Donna Jacques spent 41 years serving St. Thomas School in a variety of roles and ways, most recently as principal prior to her retirement in 2020.
Students at St. James School in Biddeford make and display sunflowers, the national flower of Ukraine, throughout the school
“So many students say they’ve looked forward to this for a long time,” said Vanessa Rehmeyer, science teacher at All Saints Catholic School in Bangor. “Raising an endangered species is a big deal. Our class has worked hard to study and maintain these incredible fish.”
After learning about the prevalence of hunger and poverty in the world, several grades at St. John’s Catholic School in Brunswick cracked open books in the hope of helping families in need bridge the gap to a better life.
The All Saints Catholic School Robotics Program in Bangor has been celebrated around Maine for its rise from creation to becoming one of the best in the state in just three years.