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Yakima teacher earns honor from Catholic Foundation

By Melissa / October 8, 2016 /

“A native of New Jersey, teacher Emily Appert had to find Yakima on a map when she accepted a two-year commitment through an AmeriCorps program after graduating from college.”

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Love and Faith Win Out Over Abortion

By Melissa / October 5, 2016 /

“With his shining dark eyes and impish grin, Juanito Martinez is living proof that love and faith can win out over abortion.
He’s the perfect poster child for the month […]

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Brothers to honor brothers at annual Yakima Celebration of Faith event

By Melissa / September 20, 2016 /

“They are brothers and Catholic priests who have demonstrated years of devotion to Catholic education throughout their decades of ministry in the Diocese of Yakima.”

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Brighten Your Fall – and Your Life – with ‘Magnificat’ Classes

By Melissa / September 5, 2016 /

“A As Fall officially begins and the days grow shorter and darker, it’s the perfect time to brighten your spiritual life! Stop and think. When was the last time you […]

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La Salle graduate to receive full-tuition scholarship to Saint Martin’s

By Melissa / August 24, 2016 /

“A first for the university and a first for Yakima. A 2016 graduate of La Salle High School has been named a recipient of a full-tuition scholarship to Saint Martin’s […]

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World Youth Day: Pilgrims Glimpse the Universal Catholic Church

By Melissa / August 5, 2016 /

“Two groups of pilgrims from the Diocese of Yakima went on a journey of faith last month to World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland.”

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Catholic church plans end-of-life seminar

By Melissa / May 20, 2016 /

“Although death is an important subject, most people don’t relish talking about it, so local Catholic organizations want to help.”

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Parents honor their late daughter with scholarship at La Salle High School

By Melissa / February 26, 2016 /

“Duane and Vicki Heine wanted to establish a $500 annual scholarship and succeeded, but the process took more work and effort than expected.

Not only did they raise thousands of […]

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CW Catholic Foundation shines light on faithful education boosters

By Melissa / October 2, 2015 /

“You see them time and time again — the seemingly tireless people who help make Catholic schools succeed.

They’re principals and teachers, support staff, volunteers, parents and boosters. They come […]

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Upcoming Celebration of Faith To Highlight Catholic Education, Leaders

By Melissa / September 5, 2015 /

“In today’s world, where so many feel alienated despite a flood of so-called “social media” and there is a breakdown in the sense of community, the role of Catholic education […]

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