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About Our Schools

The Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Fall River serve over 6,700 students in 22 schools. Our schools are committed to a philosophy of educating the “whole” student – in body, mind and spirit. Students are challenged to achieve their highest potential as they are called each day to grow in faith and values, to pursue academic excellence, and to become leaders who are committed to serving God and others as Jesus taught us.

In our Catholic schools, teachers pursue the highest academic standards, while also taking the time to know and care about every student as an individual. SAT scores in our Diocese consistently exceed national and state averages, while Iowa Assessments in the younger grades score among the top third in the nation. Most importantly, young people are guided to follow in the footsteps of Jesus, pursuing excellence in the safe environment of a Catholic school community that supports, each day, the values parents are teaching at home. Financial aid may also be available. Please contact a Catholic school of your choice to learn more about the opportunity of a Catholic education for your child.

Stephen A. Perla,Superintendent of Schools
Sandra M. Drummey. Assistant Superintendent
Denise M. Peixoto, Assistant Superintendent

List of Schools:

Villa Fatima Pre School
90 County St.
Taunton MA 02780-3502
Tel. 508-880-7447, FAX 508-823-0825

Holy Trinity Pre-School and Kindergarten
245 Main St
P.O. Box 163
West Harwich, MA 02671
Tel. 508-432-8216

St. Francis Xavier School
223 Main St
Acushnet, MA 02743-1597
Tel. 508-995-4313, FAX 508-995-0456
www.sfxacushnet.com

St. John the Evangelist School
13 Hodges St.
Attleboro, MA 02703
Tel. 508-222-5062, FAX 508-223-1737
www.sje-school.com

St. Margaret Regional School
143 Main St.
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
Tel. 508-759-2213, FAX 508-759-8776
www.smrsbb.org

Espirito Santo School
143 Everett St
Fall River, MA 02723
Tel. 508-672-2229, FAX 508-672-7724
www.espiritosantoschool.org

St. Michael School
209 Essex St
Fall River, MA 02720-2996
Tel. 508-678-0266, FAX 508-324-4433
www.smsfr.org

St. Stanislaus School
37 Rockland St
P.O. Box 217
Fall River, MA 02724
Tel. 508-674-6771, FAX 508-677-1622
www.saintstanislaus.com

All Saints Catholic School
115 Illinois St
New Bedford, MA 02745
Tel. 508-995-3696, FAX 508-998-0840
www.ascsnb.org

Holy Family-Holy Name School
91 Summer St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Tel. 508-993-3547, FAX 508-993-8277
www.hfhn.org

St. James St. John School
180 Orchard St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Tel. 508-996-0534, FAX 508-996-3087
www.sjsjschool.com

St. Mary-Sacred Heart School
57 Richards Ave
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Tel. 508-695-3072, FAX 508-695-9074
www.smshna.com

St. Pius X School
321 Wood Road
South Yarmouth, MA 02664
Tel. 508-398-6112, FAX 508-398-6113
www.spxschool.org

Our Lady of Lourdes School
52 First St
Taunton, MA 02780
Tel. 508-822-3746, FAX 508-822-1450
www.ololtaunton.com

St. Mary s Primary School
106 Washington St
Taunton, MA 02780-7408
Tel. 508-822-9480, FAX 508-822-7164
www.stmarystaunton.com

Coyle and Cassidy High School
Middle School Division

2 Hamilton St
Taunton, MA 02780
Tel. 508-823-6164, FAX 508-823-2530
www.coylecassidy.com

St. John Paul II High School and
St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School

Middle School Division
33 Cross St
Hyannis, MA 02601
Tel. 508-771-7200, FAX 508-771-7233
www.sfxp.org

Bishop Feehan High School
70 Holcott Dr
Attleboro, MA 02703
Tel. 508-226-6223, FAX 508-226-7696
www.bishopfeehan.com

Bishop Connolly High School
373 Elsbree St
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-676-1071, FAX 508-676-8594
www.bishopconnolly.com

St. John Paul II High School and St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School
120 High School Road
Hyannis, MA 02601
Tel. 508-862-6336, FAX 508-862-6339
www.pjp2hs.org

Bishop Stang High School
500 Slocum Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
Tel. 508-996-5602, FAX 508-994-6756
www.bishopstang.com

Coyle and Cassidy Middle School and High School Divisions
2 Hamilton St
Taunton, MA 02780
Tel. 508-823-6164; 508-823-6165, FAX 508-823-2530
www.coylecassidy.com

Stonehill College
320 Washington Street
North Easton, MA 02357
Tel. 508-565-1000; FAX 508-565-1500
www.stonehill.edu


12/09/2017

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Teaching religious education at home is really a wonderful option for many parents. Of course there are many parents who homeschool for every subject, but there are also parents who have their children in a public school or private school and select to do just their religion classes at home. There are a wide variety of reasons to do this. There might be scheduling conflicts with the parish’s CCD or PSR program, there might be concerns about how well the materials chosen by a parish teach the faith, or parents might simply think that teaching religion at home will not only help their children learn the Faith better, but will strengthen their relationship with their child, who, if they go to a regular school, might not be at home all that often.

Whether Parents are allowed to do their religious instruction outside of the parish CCD or PSR program.

One of the first questions parents have is whether or not homeschooling for CCD or PSR is actually allowed by the Church. The answer is yes! The Second Vatican Council put together a document on Christian education, Gravissimum Educationis, in which it was explained that parents, society, and the Church all have a duty regarding the education of children, but that the primary and principal duty belongs to parents.

Since parents have given children their life, they are bound by the most serious obligation to educate their offspring and therefore must be recognized as the primary and principal educators. This role in education is so important that only with difficulty can it be supplied where it is lacking. Parents are the ones who must create a family atmosphere animated by love and respect for God and man, in which the well-rounded personal and social education of children is fostered. Hence the family is the first school of the social virtues that every society needs. It is particularly in the Christian family, enriched by the grace and office of the sacrament of matrimony, that children should be taught from their early years to have a knowledge of God according to the faith received in Baptism, to worship Him, and to love their neighbor.

In asking whether homeschooling for CCD is acceptable, we are acknowledging that there are two different spheres of authority that appear to over lap. These two positions were admirably summarized in the text Responsibilities and Rights of Parents in Religious Education published by the Catholic Home School Network of America. On the one hand, Parents have the freedom to undertake systematic catechesis of their own children in preparation for the sacraments. For this reason, parents may use other means to catechize their children in the place of parish-sponsored programs, subject only to the doctrinal authority of the Church and to the virtue of prudence. On the other hand, Pastors have principal practical authority over the administration of the sacraments. For this reason, pastors are to judge the eligibility and proper disposition of candidates for the first reception of the sacraments and they are to set the time, place, and manner of the reception of a sacrament, subject only to the doctrine and discipline of the Church regarding sacraments and to the virtue of prudence. These two spheres of authority should not be in conflict, but should harmoniously work together for the formation of good and Faith-filled children.

Every parish has different guidelines surrounding the reception of the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation. Unfortunately, a few parishes seem to make it difficult for parents to do their religious instruction at home, while others make it very easy. The virtue of prudence would seem to suggest that parents should acquiesce to any reasonable requirements a parish might demand. However, it would also seem that if a parish were to deny a parent’s right to conduct religious instruction at home and demand attendance at the parish’s CCD program, that such a demand would be unreasonable. The Code of Canon Law would seem to suggest that parents have the duty to choose the best means for instruction when it says Parents and those who take their place are bound by the obligation and possess the right of educating their offspring. Catholic parents also have the duty and right of choosing those means and institutions through which they can provide more suitably for the Catholic education of their children, according to local circumstances. (Can. 793 §1.)

Resources:

An excellent article, written by Benedict Nguyen, homeschooling father, canon lawyer, and Chancellor of the Diocese of La Crosse, WI, can be found here: Home Schooling in Canon Law

Canon lawyer Dr. Edward Peters wrote a pamphlet called Home Schooling and the New Code of Canon Law which is fantastic.

Responsibilities and Rights of Parents in Religious Education. mentioned earlier, is one of the best sources on this topic. It is published by the Catholic Home School Network of America and can be purchased here: Responsibilities and Rights at Seton Educational Media

To learn more about the Crisis in the Catholic Homeschooling Movement when this question was pivotal and greatly contentious, read more about this period in the history of Catholic Homeschooling on HomeschoolingCatholic.com! Crisis Within the Homeschooling Movement

Recommended Religion Programs

Religion for Young Catholics

This series, which begins with a Kindergarten Catechism and goes through an 8th grade Church History text, is one of the most solidly Catholic programs available. With beautiful color pictures on most pages, these workbook style texts published by Seton Press are remarkably in-depth. Going far beyond the fluff content of many religion texts, the for Young Catholics series looks at foundational teachings of Catholic doctrine such as the nature and character of each of the seven sacraments, the Incarnation and Redemption, the sacrifice of the Mass, how to make a good confession, the Trinity and the angels, and of course the commandments. Parents are likely to learn almost as much as their children when going through this series. Each book has an imprimatur and they are sold at bargain prices.

Faith and Life

A very popular series published by Ignatius Press, the Faith and Life series is solidly Catholic and gives in-depth instruction. This series is designed to incorporate many quotations from Sacred Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Each grade level is very thematic and the overall series is described as a spiral development of catechesis .

Didache Series

This well-designed and beautifully laid-out series from the Midwest Theological Forum. (Yes, this is a Catholic organization despite a somewhat Protestant sounding name. It is possible the MTF also has some connection with movement/religious order Opus Dei.) The volume on Scripture was written by the noted Scripture lecturer Dr. Scott Hahn. While perhaps a little more expensive than some of the other options, this series has a lot of good qualities which might make it worth the price.

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13/08/2017

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CTU Distance Learning

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Are you hungry for theological education?

Are you ready to become a CTU Distance Learner?

All graduate study is demanding. To be successful, students must be willing to set aside and spend the necessary time on their studies (plan on 3-4 hours per credit- hour per week for any course) and on mastering technological challenges they will inevitably face. CTU is ready to help you experience success in this adventure in learning, but you have to be ready and willing to put in the time and work required to meet course demands.

BASIC SKILLS TUTORIALS ARE AVAILABLE

CTU provides a series of free online modules that offer tutorials and information, so that you can learn Essential Skills for Theological Education as you come into our graduate programs: Computer Skills, Research Citation Skills, Writing Skills; and Presentation Skills. As soon as you are accepted as a CTU student and receive your CTU Student ID number, you will have access to these modules and can start working your way through them. Completing these modules is required for all new MAPS degree students and will help to set you up for success.

STUDENTS AND FACULTY IN ONLINE COURSES TOGETHER BUILD A LEARNING COMMUNITY

Taking courses in an online format is an integral part of the CTU Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies (MAPS). What can surprise students new to distance education is how in each course students and professor quickly form an intimate, invigorating, rich learning community. Discussion forums engage you in sharing about your readings, exchanging ideas, asking questions, and offering insights from your particular social and ministerial contexts. It is a wonderful experience to participate in these courses where students bring their ministerial experiences from around the country… and beyond!

BUT DISTANCE LEARNING IS NOT FOR EVERYONE!

Not all people are suited to learning online. If you are considering taking the CTU MAPS degree through our combination of online courses and summer residencies, reflect on the following technological and attitudinal requirements:

You will need to have:

1) a computer readily available that is connected to the Internet (preferably with a high-speed connection);
2) a browser (the free Mozilla Firefox browser works well with our learning platform);
3) updated anti-virus program if you are working on the Windows platform (free anti-virus programs are available);
4) word processing software and basic skills (Microsoft Word is the common software used at CTU, although other programs can produce Word-compatible text files);
5) media player capability;
6) microphone and ear- or headphones;
7) webcam, smartphone, or e-tablet with the capability for creating video reports and conversing via video with your professor and classmates.

WHAT ATTITUDES ARE REQUIRED?

Distance learning requires a willing, can-do attitude. With which statements do you identify?

A. I have the patience required for learning new skills.
B. I get easily frustrated with learning new skills and do not want to deal with technical problems.

A. I persevere despite frustration when dealing with new technological challenges.
B. I readily become frustrated with learning new technology and programs and give up.

A. I am willing to ask for help when I get stuck.
B. I am embarrassed to ask for help.

A. I am good at setting goals and meeting deadlines.
B. I tend to procrastinate and sometimes do not make deadlines.

A. I am willing to work with others on projects.
B. I prefer to work alone and do not like collaborating.

A. I am excited about meeting new people and engaging them in online discussion.
B. I prefer to keep to myself.

A. I can take a week or two in the summer to come to CTU to take a course or courses and to participate in the CTU’s Formation programs.
B. I do not think I can get a week off in the summer for courses and formation at CTU.

A. I have support from my family and co-workers/supervisor to do my studies.
B. I do not have support at home or work to do my studies.

If you find yourself choosing “A” to most of these statements, you may well be a good candidate for CTU’s MAPS degree program for Distance Learners.

If you find yourself choosing “B” to most of these statements, you likely are not a good candidate for doing your graduate studies primarily via distance education.

Our Director of Admissions will be happy to reflect with you on your readiness for studying at our Chicago campus and in our online courses.

EVEN IF YOU ARE A CHICAGO-AREA STUDENT, YOU WILL NEED TO LEARN HOW TO WORK WITH OUR ONLINE LEARNING MANAGEMENT PLATFORM, D2L (DESIRE TO LEARN) AND YOU MAY FIND YOURSELF IN AN ONLINE COURSES. SO DEVELOPING AN OPENNESS TO DEALING WITH THE TECHNOLOGY INVOLVED IN DISTANCE LEARNING OF ANY KIND IS IMPORTANT!

In fact, our New Student Colloquium is an online course in which both Distance Learners and Chicago-area students work together to develop their skills. By offering this course online, we can ensure that the course is available to all MAPS students who take it as their first course. In addition, you should know, a few of our regular CTU courses are offered only online. You might be interested in one of those courses. So getting comfortable with online activities will be a part of your future, whether or not you are a CTU Distance Learner. After all, church leaders today all need to be familiar with how to communicate effectively through the Internet. This will give you practice!

At CTU, whether you are local or a Distance Learner, know that our academic staff and faculty are always ready and willing to help you learn the skills you need for theological education. Just ask!

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29/07/2017

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Hospice offers medical care toward a different goal: Maintaining or improving the quality of life for someone whose illness, disease or condition is unlikely to be cured. Each patient’s individualized care plan is updated as needed to address the physical, emotional and spiritual pain that often accompanies terminal illness. Hospice care also offers practical support for the caregiver(s) during the illness and grief support after the death. Hospice is something more that is available to the patient and the entire family when curative measures have been exhausted and life prognosis is 6 months or less.

​History of Hospice

In Western society, the concept of hospice has been evolving in Europe since the 11th century. Hospice were places of hospitality for the sick, wounded or dying, as well as those for travelers and pilgrims. The modern concept of hospice, includes palliative care for the incurably ill given in such institutions as hospitals or nursing homes. but also care provided to those who would rather spend their last months and days of life in their own homes.

It began to emerge in the 17th century, but many of the foundational principles by which modern hospice services operate were pioneered in the 1950s by Dame Cicely Saunders. when she opened St. Christopher’s Hospice in 1967. St. Christopher’s Hospice in London emphasized the multi-disciplinary approach to caring for the dying, the regular use of opioids to control physical pain and careful attention to social, spiritual and psychological suffering in patients and families.

Within the United States. the term is largely defined by the practices of the Medicare system and other health insurance providers, which make hospice care available, either in an inpatient facility or at the patient’s home, to patients with a terminal prognosis who are medically certified at hospice onset to have less than six months to live.

Hospice care also involves assistance for patients’ families to help them cope with what is happening and provide care and support to keep the patient at home.

In 1969, Elisabeth wrote On Death and Dying. coining the 5 stages of death: Shock/Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance.


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