The new $14 million residence hall nearing completion at the University of Holy Cross in Algiers is a bold statement for a Catholic university that for decades has prided itself on its intimacy, affordability and results. Dr. David “Buck” Landry, UHC president, is a numbers guy, and he’s not bashful about his reasoning for pushing the university’s board to approve the biggest capital outlay in the school’s history.
One of the great metaphors of the Bible is “the journey.” From Genesis to Revelation, Scripture is full of people on the move: from Abraham to the Promised Land and Paul and the apostles – after the resurrection – all over the Roman Empire.
ARLINGTON, Va. (NCEA) – The board of directors of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) has appointed Tucson Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas, D.D., Ph.D., as chairman, succeeding Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., who stepped down from the position on Dec. 8.
In November 1967, Archbishop Philip Hannan’s initiative to convince the Louisiana Legislature of the importance of supporting Catholic and non-public schools with “a fair share” of taxpayer dollars took shape through the formation of the Louisiana Federation, Citizens for Educational Freedom (CEF).