Latest Notes for Educators

My Future, My Faith Magazines Preparing to Ship

One of the benefits of your involvement with the Newman Society’s Catholic Education Honor Roll is that your students are provided free copies of My Future, My Faith. This is a full-color, 8.5 x 5.5 inch, 40-page magazine that explains the advantages of faithful Catholic colleges. It also helps students transition from high school to […]

Supreme Court Rulings Affecting Catholic Schools

Over the summer, The Cardinal Newman Society hosted webinars and provided key points about recent Supreme Court rulings. Catholic schools should take preventative steps to strengthen their Catholic identity in the face of possible litigation. Key Points on Supreme Court’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Ruling on Ministerial Exception Key Points on Supreme Court’s Bostock Ruling […]

School Re-Opening Guidance

Director of The Cardinal Newman Society’s Catholic Identity Standards Project, Michael Kenney, JD, collaborated with Gabrielle Mercurio from the Napa Legal Institute to create guidance for the reopening of schools in wake of the COVID-19 closures. Their guidance includes legal issues such as the use of liability waivers and other liability protections, insurance concerns, legality […]

Newly Recognized Honor Roll Schools

We are pleased to welcome seven new schools to Catholic Education Honor Roll list. St. John Paul II Catholic School, Houston, TX (K-8), The St. Austin School, Chesterfield, MO (K-8), St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School, San Antonio, TX (K-8), Sacred Heart Academy, Grand Rapids, MI (K-12), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School, Newport News, […]

Catholic Honor Roll Program in Transition

The Newman Society will be making some exciting updates to its evaluation and school recognition programs. Therefore, beginning June 1st, applications will no longer be accepted for Catholic Education Honor Roll recognition, and all applications not in the Stage 2 – Formal application stage will be archived and unavailable. Applications in the Stage 2 – […]

St. Agnes School in the News

Administrators from St. Agnes School, an Honor Roll school in St. Paul, stepped out and advocated on behalf of private school families in the city to receive COVID-19 relief funds originally slated for public school students only. Because of the efforts of Headmaster Kevin Ferdinandt, Jason Adkins, and 10 other private school advocates, the fund […]

Maintaining Catholic Identity in Distance Learning Instruction

As we all scramble to continue educating our students in this new medium, it’s important not to fall into the trap of focusing on technology first. The focus in Catholic education is the child; educating and forming them in holiness. Are the methods your school is choosing for distance instruction and online technology furthering that […]

Truth & Love Conference – an initiative of Courage International: April 27-29

There is still time to register for the virtual conference titled “Be not afraid: Affirming the truth about sex and identity.” The conference has moved all of its talks to an online experience with a reduced cost of only $75. The focus of this year’s conference is to offer practical and pastoral guidance on the […]

Ruah Woods – Summer TOB Educator Workshops June

Registration is now open for two June Theology of the Body Educator Training Workshops at the Sharonville Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. This training features nationally renowned speakers, experts & experienced educators whose focus is to help equip teachers with the understanding and tools needed to make THEOLOGY OF THE BODY come to life in […]

Congratulations to Prince of Peace Catholic School and Royalmont Academy!

Congratulations to our newest 2020-25 Honor Roll Schools: Prince of Peace Catholic School and Royalmont Academy!