TCC Radio: Catholic Prep Chain Helps Minority Students Go to College

Posted in TCC Radio | Under , , , , , , , |

Cristo Rey student

A slew of Catholic Christo Rey high schools are helping low income minority kids go to college.  Students work in professional fields of their choice to pay for their tuition, which is then free. Listen to the story on NPR after the jump:

Read More

A Lifeline for Minorities, Catholic Schools Retrench

Posted in Misc: Article | Under , , , , , , , , , , |

Sonia Sotomayor

A generation of Latino and African American professionals fears that a springboard that helped many working class kids is disappearing. Justice Sotomayor said, “The Catholic schools have been a pipeline to opportunity for generations.” It’s in The New York Times here: A Lifeline for Minorities, Catholic Schools Retrench  

Read More

TCC Films: Outcasts

Posted in TCC Films | Under , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you know about the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal? A new documentary, “Outcasts,” focuses on their ministry. St. Francis of Assisi is more than a legend, or a statue. His way of life continues, and the center of Franciscan spirituality is the Eucharist. Watch the trailer after the jump. More about St. Francis, Catholic Social Teaching, and religious life in our book. 

Read More