Web extra- Catholic Schools: A place with spiritual moorings

By Sister Mary Brian Costello, RSM, '57M.A.

“It’s thirteen o’clock.” George Orwell proclaimed that in 1984. What time is it now for Catholic schools? The frequency of school closure announcements stirs an uneasy sense in me that time may gradually run out for Catholic schools. As a former superintendent of Catholic schools in a large urban archdiocese, I deplore this diminished presence of the Catholic Church’s investment in the future.…

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