Archbishop Carlson Introduces Advancement Initiative for Catholic Education
The following text is from an article by Barbara Wakins on 'Alive in Christ 2018,' Archbishop Carlson's campaign to promote the mission of strengthening Catholic schools:
Promoting the mission of strengthening Catholic schools, Archbishop Robert J. Carlson unveiled a framework for a pastoral plan for Catholic education March 24 at the Mission Advancement Summit at Rosati-Kain High School in the Central West End.
“We must keep our schools Catholic,” Archbishop Carlson wrote in his pastoral letter. “We must grow them. And they must be financially sound and able to assist those in need.”
The archbishop’s pastoral plan for Catholic education, Alive in Christ 2018, recognizes the St. Louis Archdiocese’s long tradition of Catholic education, which will celebrate its 200th anniversary in 2018. (Continue reading...)
UPDATE: The video of Archbishop Carlson's announcement can be viewed online:
More resources and news about Alive in Christ 2018:
- Archbishop Carlson calls on all to support Catholic education [St. Louis Review]
- Framework for Alive in Christ 2018 [St. Louis Review]
- Pastoral Letter: Handing on the Faith to the Young Church [2.6 MB PDF].