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Inclusive Catholics in Vancouver

Thank you to my friend and LGBT ally, Jennifer Carey for inspiring me to write this story. Good news in Vancouver, BC for transgender youth. Catholic Independent Schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese has adopted new policies that honor the gender identity of transgender youths. 244 more words


Fired Gay Teacher Files Legal Complaint in a Case Where Ironies Abound

The running controversy over LGBT people being fired from jobs in Catholic schools and parishes has mostly quieted down in the last month.  That silence, though, is probably due more to the fact that schools are on break and parishes are in “lite” mode for the summer than because of any moratorium on firings. 808 more words


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Then We Were Famous: Chapter Two

Chapter Two: Maimie

I would have remembered everything that happened at the Fall Fantastic that night anyway — every moment, every detail — because that was the night that I danced with Greer Nelson. 1,210 more words

Ireland: is Catholic Education Finished?

Catholic and Protestant teachers will train alongside each other in a new institute announced by the Irish Government last week.

The Institute of Education will replace the Catholic St Patrick’s College and Mater Dei Institute as well as the Church of Ireland College of Education and operate under Dublin City University. 272 more words

Anonymous donor offers $1.6M to Catholic students in Windsor-Essex

An anonymous donor has pledged $1.6 million in post-secondary help for students at a Leamington elementary school, provided they stay within the Catholic school system. 240 more words


ACE Symposium, part 3: when choice means tradition

by Briana LeClaire, IDFIS Director

After New Orleans, our symposium moved en masse to Tampa where we stayed at the lovely Bethany Center. The June heat and humidity didn’t affect the tranquility. 371 more words

ACE Symposium, Part 1: let the good schools roll!

by Briana LeClaire, IDFIS Director

I’m nursing a cold I picked up during a five-day whirlwind tour of New Orleans and Tampa.  35 people flew in from cities all over the country for the Parental Choice Symposium put on by Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE). 323 more words