Sales Tax Holiday

The 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 2, 2019, and runs through Tuesday, August 6, 2019.  During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from

Summer Professional Development

Representatives from several Diocese of Palm Beach Schools and the Office of Catholic Schools attended the FACTS #Elevate2019 Conference, in Chicago, as part of their ongoing professional development. This conference contained workshops on topics such as school marketing, finance, institutional

Statement from Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito - Independence Day, July 4, 2019

We are blessed to be part of a great nation which celebrates its birth on July 4 through its 1976 Declaration of Independence proclaiming that all people are created equal and endowed by their Creator with the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  On Independence Day, we

Faculty feed stomachs as well as souls

After they completed a tour of Quantum House at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, faculty members from All Saints Catholic School in Jupiter took inventory of the large galley kitchen where they were to cook that evening’s dinner. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything needed

Thank you to Catholic New York for this article written by Timothy Cardinal Dolan about our Catholic schools

"Research tells us that graduates of Catholic schools are far less likely to get involved in drugs, crimes, or violence; enter into more lasting marriages with unified families; and are very involved as leaders in the community. Research again shows that those who have attended Catholic schools

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Summer Resources

Utilize these resources to help keep your students and families safe this summer!

Top graduates from Catholic high schools offer up words of wisdom

Now that the academic year has drawn to a close, graduating seniors proudly look back at all they’ve accomplished in high school and look forward to a bright future in college. The valedictorian and salutatorian from Saint John Paul II Academy, Cardinal Newman High School and John Carroll High

Thank you to Bishop Barbarito for sharing the following information with us about the upcoming hurricane season:

“The beginning of June brings with it another hurricane season.  We pray that we will continue to be blessed with no major storms in our area, but we must continue to pray for a continuation of this blessing.  We also pray in thanksgiving for the safety we have experienced in past seasons. I