Articles Tagged ‘education’

OECTA and the further destruction of Catholic education

In a move that can only elicit shock and anger in faithful Catholics, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) has announced they will march in the WorldPride Parade in Toronto this year after a motion was passed at OECTA's recent annual general meeting. A rationale attached to the motion reads: "Registering for, and marching in the WorldPride Parade is a visible symbol of solidarity with one of the most marginalized groups in the Catholic community." Thank you to ... (Continue reading)

Should Women be Educated?

The topic of women’s education has been making the social media rounds and I’m sure more than a few feminists have flown into fits of rage because of it. The whole thing seems to have started with a blog post touting eight reasons parents should not send their girls, specifically, to college. They reasons are the following: She will attract the wrong type of man (only good-for-nothing men go to university). She will be in the near occasion of sin (universities are dens of ... (Continue reading)

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Archbishop Prendergast supports private Catholic schools

The following are remarks given by Archbishop Prendergast at the Wayside Academy Gala on Saturday, 8 June 2013. You can read an account and transcript on Wayside's website here. Your Excellency Bishop De Angelis, brother priests, Dr. Janine Langan—inaugural Semper Altius Award recipient, Principal Mr. Adam Parker, parents, benefactors, and friends of Wayside Academy ... my dear brothers and sisters in the Lord: greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ: First, I ... (Continue reading)

Education: the root of heroism.

"Education" may not be the first word that comes to mind if you are asked what causes heroism, but it's an interesting idea. Today many people believe “heroes” are musicians, entertainers, athletes, or actors. However, a “hero,” in the true sense of the word, is one who steps out of the ordinary with courage, resolution, and selflessness. And Our Lord revealed through His teachings and example the ultimate essence of heroism, so those who are educated in Christian principles become ... (Continue reading)

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