“Students in Catholic schools exhibit more self-discipline than those in other public schools,” study says

The study drew three conclusions:

  • Students in Catholic schools are less likely to be disruptive than those in other private schools or public schools.
  • Students in Catholic schools exhibit more self-control than those in other private schools or public schools. “Specifically, they were more likely to control their temper, respect others’ property, accept their fellow students’ ideas and handle peer pressure,” it said.
  • Students in Catholic schools exhibit more self-discipline than those in other public schools. “There is at least some evidence that attending Catholic school may benefit all sorts of children,” it said.
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Celebrating Peace

Academy students spread peace with gardens of pinwheels and peace rocks

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REGIONAL NEWSLETTER

Volume 10: Issue 6

MARCH 2019

Dear Parents,

“Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning.”  (Joel 2:12, Lectionary)

March is a month that showcases one of the holiest times of the liturgical year, Lent. The purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer through prayer, doing penance,

repentance of sins, almsgiving, atonement, and self-denial. This event is observed in the Anglican, Eastern Orthodox, Lutheran, Methodist, and Roman Catholic Churches. It is a 40 day journey of spiritual renewal and retreat through prayer, fasting and almsgiving. It is a wonderful time to slow down and reflect on God’s place our lives and how we live out His love for us….

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Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy 7th

8th grade boys basketball team won the South Shore Parochial Basketball League (SSPL) season and playoffs!

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Learn, Serve, Lead, and Succeed

Lower Mills Campus students embarked on a Service Project to highlight the theme of Learn, Serve, Lead, and Succeed to support Boston Children’s Hospital.

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The Academy is a legacy school of St. Angela, St. Ann, St. Gregory, St. Mark, St. Kevin, St. Margaret, Blessed Mother Teresa, St. Peter, and St. William parishes in Dorchester, MA.