Category Archives: Blog

Disability and Advocacy in the Book of Job

[music playing] [Dean Thomas Stegman, S.J.] On June 1 of 2008, the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry was formed. And thus this year marks the 10th anniversary of the School. As we celebrate this milestone throughout the 2018-19 academic year, we are showcasing the excellence of STM faculty, which brings me to introduce… Read More »

The Valley Catholic Community Experience

It’s a great community. Everyone knows everyone and it makes it really easy to transition from a middle school into a high school. It’s given me the opportunity to step out of my comfort zone and try new things. Mr. Johnson, the math teacher, and Mr. Thomas, the English teacher, really helped me a lot.… Read More »

2019 Alumni Tailgate & Football Highlights

This is Valley Catholic’s eighth annual tailgate, and it’s really great to see everybody show up. We have people from different classes and all generations and family, and you can really tell the support of the community through an event like this. Valley Catholic has always felt like a home to me and so you… Read More »

Catholic Church Spending Millions To Keep Predatory Priest’s Safe

A new report shows that the Catholic Church has spent millions of dollars lobbying against the efforts to hold their own clergy members liable for molesting children. You know, I look at this, I’m look at this story. Everyday you go to the newspaper when you see another molestation story and you hear the, you… Read More »

Martin Luther King Family Services honors community service

IT DISPLAYS INDIAN ARTIFACTS, SOME DATING BACK CENTURIES. NICK: PEOPLE WHO’VE MADE SPRINGFIELD A BETTER PLACE WERE HONORED TODAY BY THE MARTIN LUTHER KING FAMILY SERVICES AGENCY.. HUNDREDS GATHERED AT THE CHEZ JOSEF IN AGAWAM FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARDS PRESENTATION. FAMILY SERVICES PRESIDENT AND CEO, RONN JOHNSON HELPED CREATE THE EVENT THAT… Read More »

North Hills HS Students ‘Sew’ Into Community Service

A SEWING MACHINE, SOME FABRIC, AND A DETERMINATION TO DO SOMETHING GOOD IS HELPING LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO MAKE LIFE BETTER FOR PEOPLE HERE AND HALFWAY AROUND THE WORLD. Reporter: IT IS AFTER SCHOOL AND THE MACHINES ARE COMING UP THE SO FABULOUS CLUB AT NORTH HILLS HIGH SCHOOL. THE CLUB IS IN ITS… Read More »

CC Summit 2018 Recap

We’re the people who have felt the call from God to be the creators. Our art can be made from a place that the Lord has shown us over and over and over and over and again that it doesn’t have to be perfect. It just has to be His. Creativity is relational. It’s an… Read More »

Abortion Bans Failed in the 19th Century. They’ll Also Fail in the 21st.

Over the last year, several states have passed controversial laws restricting abortion. Laws passed in Alabama and Georgia that would effectively ban the procedure are aimed at giving the nation’s high court an opportunity to reverse its controversial 1973 ruling in Roe vs. Wade. The history of criminalization pre-Roe provides a window into how abortion… Read More »