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Two students with Down syndrome pictured in Catholic school uniforms
FaithShort Take
J.D. Flynn
Our parish school has decided that welcoming children with significant disabilities is an important part of its Catholic identity and a big part of forming all children to be disciples of Jesus Christ.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Michael O’BrienJames T. Keane
March Madness is upon us, and (as usual) there are a lot of Catholic schools in the mix. Can any of them prevail?
Image of multicolored shapes against a red background
FaithJesuit School Spotlight
Christopher J. Devron, S.J.
Catholic social teaching can provide a stronger framework for antiracism programs.
FaithFaith in Focus
Molly Cahill
On the surface, the message of the Jesuit maxim “men for others” is simple, but its history and evolution only add to its layered and meaningful message.
Special needs student Peter Marvin, a freshman, completes an assignment with the assistance of Landon Lewis, a senior and one of his peer mentors, at DeSmet Jesuit High School in St. Louis on Sept. 6, 2023
FaithJesuit School Spotlight
Tom Tracy
At De Smet, students with disabilities attend four classes with their peers, including physical education/health, theology, art and music.
Rachel Lu
From a Catholic perspective, it is fair to say that Archbishop John Ireland put Minnesota on the map. But he failed in his most cherished project: a new model for Catholic education.