The new Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Miami, Jim Rigg, greets a student on his first day of school after summer vacation at St. Lawrence Catholic School in Miami, Aug. 18, 2021.
The new Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Miami, Jim Rigg, greets a student on his first day of school after summer vacation at St. Lawrence Catholic School in Miami, Aug. 18, 2021. (photo: Chandan Khanna / AFP via Getty Images)

Judy Roberts on Catholics Schools Week 2022, and CNA’s Shannon Mullen (Jan. 29)

Many Catholics across the U.S. are celebrating Catholic schools this week. And there’s reason to applaud all those connected with our Catholic schools for staying open and persevering through what’s now the third academic year impacted by COVID-19. Register correspondent Judy Roberts brings us highlights of Catholic Schools Week. Then we turn to Catholic News Agency’s editor-in-chief Shannon Mullen for an Editors’ Corner discussing news and stories you won’t want to miss.

Duccio’s ‘Pentecost’ (1308)

Pray the Pentecost Novena

The prayer recalls and invites Catholics to participate in the nine days that the Blessed Virgin Mary and the apostles spent in prayer after Christ ascended into heaven.