The Office of Catholic Education and Faith in the Future last Friday announced the appointment of Denise LePera as president of Archbishop Ryan High School, effective July 28.
When Jimmy Lynch landed the job as Father Judge’s athletic director last summer, he said there would be much more to the position than just overseeing the school’s sports teams.
Father Judge's new youthful athletic director believes that age is just a number.
— The loss of their precious infant to a rare disease inspires a Parkwood family to fight.
Last week, the Catholic Archdiocese called for the closing of five high schools and 45 elementary schools. Representatives from St. Laurentius and St. George schools, both in the riverwards, vowed to appeal the decision.
Significant enrollment declines force archdiocese to undertake a new round of school cuts.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is expected to publicly announce the findings of its blue-ribbon commission on education during a 4 p.m. news conference on Friday, Jan. 6.
On Jan. 5, Catholics will celebrate the feast day of St. John Neumann, who served as bishop of Philadelphia from 1852-60 and founded the first Catholic diocesan school system in the United States.
The Times and the Rotary Club salute five graduating seniors for academics and efforts in the community.