Cardinal Newman High School welcomes new principal

In a statement released May 18, Cardinal Newman High School announced that Marikay “Katie” Gomez Kervi will be serving as principal of the high school starting July 2020.  The current principal, Dr. Christine Higgins, will be leaving the school at the end of the current school year. The statement

Senior Class Profiles

  Andrea Turner, valedictorian for the Cardinal Newman Class of 2020, addresses her fellow classmates during the school’s virtual graduation May 18. To view the class’s senior memories and commencement speeches, click on the arrow over the image. Link to video:

Bishop endorses scholarships for Florida Catholic schools

On May 12, Bishop Gerald M. Barbarito released a special video message on behalf of the Diocese of Palm Beach endorsing the increased scholarship assistance offered to Catholic school families through Step Up for Students. Step Up for Students is a state-approved nonprofit scholarship

St. Timothy Youth Award winner announced in local diocese

For Lauren Johnston, a love for piano led her to a deeper faith in Christ. “I began playing the piano when I was six years old and am classically trained in music. But I didn’t find fulfillment in playing classical music; I found happiness in playing the piano at Mass.” Johnston, a senior at

Letter from Superintendent to School Communities

  A Note of Gratitude as We Conclude the 2019-20 School Year and Look Forward May 19, 2020   First, let me express a sincere note of gratitude to everyone involved in Catholic schools across our diocese. We have all unified to work towards assisting the children in our Catholic

Graduate parades continue to Southern Deanery

As eighth grade classes prepare to graduate middle school, educators and administrators continue to plan unique ways of celebrating their students’ milestones. Faculty and staff from St. Joan of Arc School in Boca Raton volunteered May 2 to deliver yard signs to the 65 graduates of the

Media Coverage of High School Graduations

Thank you to WPTV for covering Saint John Paul II Academy in Boca Raton, FL's graduation ceremony! We are so proud of our 2020 graduates!     Thank you to WPTV for promoting the creative graduation ceremony at John Carroll Catholic High School! The Diocese of Palm Beach appreciates the

Senior Class Profiles: graduates reflect on last days of high school in quarantine

In recent weeks, the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram news feeds of John Carroll High School, Cardinal Newman High School and Saint John Paul II Academy have been flooded with photos and videos showcasing graduating seniors in profile features, graduate parades, “honk for senior” signs, athlete

Baccalaureate/Graduation Mass - 2020

Enjoy our 2020 Baccalaureate/Graduation Mass which was filmed at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola. Celebrant, The Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito with Reverend Brian King, Episcopal Secretary and Very Reverend Thomas Barrett, Rector.  Lectors:  Andrea Turner, Valedictorian, Cardinal