The Catholic community of Columbus, Ohio is dedicated to promoting family life and marriage enrichment. This is evident in the Masses held to recognize the sacrifice of first responders and those who have given their lives in service of their communities. The Diocese of Columbus also places students at the forefront of elementary education, helping them to develop cognitive thinking processes and acquire skills such as leadership, communication, problem-solving, teamwork, and creativity. The Diocese has a vision of excellence that includes continuing efforts to promote a vibrant Catholic culture, cultivate leadership, create and implement a strategic plan, support unity in mission, improve communication, make data-driven decisions, focus on the greatest needs and most vulnerable people, and more.
The Silver Rose Program is another example of the commitment to the sanctity of human life, uniting Knights of Columbus from Canada, the United States, and Mexico. At a recent meeting with directors, topics discussed included a vision of Catholic education in the diocese, enrollment initiatives, curriculum standards and additional initiatives, and devotional projects that will be released in the coming weeks. Each student enrolled in the 15 diocesan Catholic schools has been blessed with gifts from God. Father Hernady from Stephen Catholic Church has helped them to meet people in the community.
The Diocese of Venice has participated in 40 Days for Life since its inception, with vigils taking place during Lent. The Ann Catholic School in Naples had fun building and programming space explorers in anticipation of the launch of NASA's Artemis I rocket in August. Participants in the prayer vigil will join other like-minded people from around the world. Teenagers were encouraged to join in applauding the rhythm and repeating lyrics they had learned.
Silvia was born in Bratislava, Slovakia before emigrating to the United States with her parents in 1985; an experience that shaped her life and strengthened her faith. The Catholic community of Columbus is committed to promoting family life and marriage enrichment through Masses that recognize first responders and those who have given their lives in service of their communities. The Diocese also places students at the forefront of elementary education by helping them develop cognitive thinking processes and acquire skills such as leadership, communication, problem-solving, teamwork, and creativity. Through initiatives such as the Silver Rose Program and 40 Days for Life vigils during Lent, they are dedicated to upholding the sanctity of human life. The Ann Catholic School also encourages students to learn about the Blessed Sacrament through age-appropriate activities.