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News and notes from Catholic schools in Metro Detroit

Blue Water Area students celebrate Catholic Schools Week with carnival

Students sing during Mass for Catholic Schools Week at Holy Cross Church in Marine City. (Photos courtesy of Marine City Cardinal Mooney High School)

MARINE CITY — Catholic school students from across the Blue Water Vicariate, including many in St. Clair County, marked Catholic Schools Week with a carnival Feb. 1. The carnival was hosted by Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School in Marine City and included students from St. Edward on the Lake School in Lakeport, St. Mary/McCormick Academy…

Archbishop to students: Catholic schools equipping you for life of discipleship

Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron poses at the Feb. 4 Catholic Schools Week Mass with students from Holy Redeemer School in Detroit, which won first place in the Catholic Identity Awards.

Courtesy Fr. Dennis Walsh, SOLT

Students, teachers celebrate Catholic Schools Week with Mass at cathedral DETROIT — The scene at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament was colorful, with school uniforms representing Catholic schools from across the Archdiocese of Detroit on display during the annual Mass for Catholic Schools Week. Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron presided over the Feb. 4…

Could private vouchers transform Detroit’s education scene?

While Michigan's state constitution prohibits the use of vouchers for students to attend private schools, adopting the practice - as 21 other states have - could mean greater access to educational options for inner-city poor and minority students, say representatives of the Michigan Catholic Conference and the Archdiocese of Detroit.


Photos by Mike Stechschulte | The Michigan Catholic

Catholic educational leaders say more options would help inner-city students and, in the long run, Detroit’s public schools, too Detroit — This week, Catholic schools celebrate all they have achieved for millions of students across the country. All year round, however, Catholic educational leaders in Michigan are thinking of ways to expand the option of…