I wish I had seen this article a month ago, but stumbled just stumbled across it the other day. Although this relies on the local parish to pick up the bulk of the work, it is something that the Diocese really can spearhead and assist with.
While most inner-city schools continue to struggle in a difficult economy, one school — St. Matthew’s in St. Paul — has been experiencing unprecedented growth.
Last year, enrollment at the school increased 30 percent. This year, despite the worst recession since World War II, enrollment continues to grow.
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Tip of the hat to the Rockin' Traddy.