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St. Cecilia bilingual newspaper reaches out to diverse school

Que Pasa, St. Cecilia? Or should I say Wazz Up? Either one is correct if you mean the student newspaper at St. Cecilia School on Eichelberger Avenue in South St. Louis.Que Pasa, St. Cecilia? Or should I say Wazz Up?

Either one is correct if you mean the student newspaper at St. Cecilia School on Eichelberger Avenue in South St. Louis.

Priory helps middle schoolers 'Aim High'

St. Louis Priory School is helping young people from urban middle schools "aim high" in their academic and personal lives.

The Aim High St. Louis program provides tuition-free academic and cultural enrichment to public middle school students from low-income areas who show academic potential. It runs for five weeks each summer at Priory in Creve Coeur and John Burroughs School in Ladue. The students can continue the program one Saturday a month during the school year. This year’s Aim High summer program ran from June 20 through July 22.

New school year marks opening of four new elementary schools

This month four new Catholic elementary schools and one learning center will open their doors, schools formed from the mergers of parishes and schools in the Northeast County and South City deaneries.

St. Katharine Drexel School is at 5831 S. Kingshighway, at the site of the former Our Lady of Sorrows School. The new school will serve the children of Our Lady of Sorrows and St. Mary Magdalen parishes, whose two schools merged. Rebecca Finnegan, former principal at St. Mary Magdalen School, is the principal.

Local Catholics reflect on life of Pope John Paul II following his death in 2005

The death of Pope John Paul II April 2 brought responses from throughout the archdiocese, as Catholics and nonCatholics mourned the loss of the pope they remembered for, among other things, his 1999 visit to St. Louis. The Review also published comments from local people last week.

Sister Prejean: Catholic faith motivates a thirst for justice

Her Catholic faith motivates her thirst for justice, "Dead Man Walking" author Sister Helen Prejean said in St. Louis Feb. 16.

The Sister of St. Joseph of Medaille spoke to a standing-room only crowdof more than 850 at St. Louis University.

A 2005 Q&A about St. Stanislaus Parish

1. If the corporate structure of St. Stanislaus was acceptable to Archbishop Kenrick in 1891, why is Archbishop Burke requiring a change now?

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