In Masses and special ceremonies throughout May and June, more than 1,500 graduates celebrated their many accomplishments and blessings, leaving the safe harbor of their Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Trenton and fixing their sights on the hopeful horizons ahead. More ... Friday, June 14, 2019
The Monitor is pleased to join these parishes, schools and other advertisers in congratulating the Class of 2019 and the honorees recognized in “From Harbor to Horizon.” More ... Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The Monitor highlights school Baccalaureate Masses and commencement exercises in dozens of photos as the Class of 2019 graduates from Catholic schools around the Diocese. More ... Wednesday, June 19, 2019
St. John’s Gospel speaks often about the importance of maintaining a relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Learning about that, doing that is the purpose of Catholic education – the purpose of the last four years you have spent in Catholic high school. More ... Monday, June 17, 2019
“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for,” wrote American author John Augustus Shedd nearly 100 years ago.
His words have become an analogy for the need to move forward, take risks, have faith and be confident, all of which describe the ambitions and abilities of this year’s graduates as they face head-on the opportunities and challenges of life beyond Catholic high school.
“They are going to make a difference,” said Red Bank Catholic principal Robert Abatemarco, describing the future promise not only for his own graduating students but for the more than 1,500 graduates who were celebrated during Baccalaureate Masses and commencement ceremonies across the Diocese of Trenton.