Prayerful Statement -- Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville, was one of several high schools in the Diocese to pray for an end to gun violence. The prayer service was led by the school's Celebrate Life Club. Joe Moore photos
Today, as young people across this nation took part in a school walk-out to end gun violence, students in some of our Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Trenton walked out of their classrooms to come together in prayer.
I was deeply moved to stand with the students in Notre Dame High School in Lawrenceville as we prayed the Rosary for an end to gun violence in our schools and remembered its victims. I stood in support of several other of our high schools where similar gatherings were held, including St. John Vianney in Holmdel; Donovan Catholic in Toms River; Holy Cross Academy, Delran; St. Rose in Belmar, and Trenton Catholic Academy in Hamilton. More ...
That was one message from teenagers within the Diocese of Trenton as their voices joined those of tens of thousands across the United States March 14 for "National School Walkout," an event for public and nonpublic students alike to show solidarity with victims of school violence.
Rarely has something as miserable as a sprained ankle led to something so good.
As a freshman at Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville, Hayley Horvath competed as an individual gymnast in the NJSIAA Central Jersey sectional meet and took first on beam while qualifying for the state meet in All-Around. But that summer, while doing a Level 9 club meet, Horvath sprained her ankle and missed a month.