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Padua Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Padua Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Student News, Top Stories

Monday, Jan. 28 to Friday, Feb. 1 was Catholic Schools Week, a week of fun and festivities for all Catholic schools across the nation to celebrate the tradition of Catholic education. Padua started Catholic Schools Week out cheering with its Winter Marquee Matchup at the Padua vs. Ursuline basketball g...

Interfaith Panel Speaks to Students

Interfaith Panel Speaks to Students

Stella W. '19 and Devon C. '22

January 31, 2019


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Four women of different faiths spoke to Padua students on Jan. 24, 2019. Hosted by the religion department, women representing Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism participated in an hour-long video call session with students from each grade to discuss the intersection of womanhood and faith. Mah...

Voices for the Voiceless

Voices for the Voiceless

Emily M. '22, Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Event Videos, Spirituality & Service

Abortion has been called the greatest abuse of human rights in our time by pro-life organizations. Current legislation allows a woman to terminate her pregnancy. Thousands of people have taken a stand against abortion at the biggest pro-life event in the world: The March for Life. On Friday, Jan. 18, 2...

Missing Native Americans Show the Inequalities in the Justice System

Missing Native Americans Show the Inequalities in the Justice System

Devon C. '22, Reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

This era is one of the most productive in terms of women speaking out against abuse and violence, but the stories of minorities are still being hidden. Native American tribes carry the weight of an abundance of these stories. Ashley Loring-Heavy Runner is one victim. Her sister, Kimberly, has been sear...

Eva Kor Visits Padua, Shares Story of Forgiveness and Hope

Eva Kor Visits Padua, Shares Story of Forgiveness and Hope

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018


Filed under People, Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Eva Kor, Auschwitz survivor and advocate, visited Padua on Nov. 19, 2018. Kor and her sister Miriam were among the infamous Mengele twins: young children subjected to the dehumanizing and often deadly experiments conducted by Nazi Dr. Mengele. She had one objective: to walk out of the camp with her s...

Midterms in November?

Midterms in November?

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

November 24, 2018


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Student News, Top Stories

As Thanksgiving break approaches, so do midterms - wait, this early? For freshmen, Sacred Scripture midterms are extremely early, being held the week before Thanksgiving break. Why are these midterms so early? What are some opinions on this? Mr. Stopyra has been a Sacred Scripture teacher for 29 years at ...

From Encounterites to Encounter Leaders

From Encounterites to Encounter Leaders

Caitlin B. '19, Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Spirituality & Service

From Nov. 1 to Nov. 4, twenty-five Padua juniors and seniors attended Encounter XLIV (44) at the St. Raphaela Center. In addition to the Encounterites, the student who attended the retreat for the first time, there were eight senior leaders. Among them were seniors Rebecca Baker and Melissa Marazzo, who ...

Art and Architecture at Saint Anthony of Padua Church

Art and Architecture at Saint Anthony of Padua Church

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Gallery, Spirituality & Service

Saint Anthony of Padua Church, designed by John Mulrooney and overseen by Father Tucker, has been a pillar of the Wilmington Catholic community since 1926. The interior has changed significantly over time, and has become considerably more ornate as years have gone on and funds have grown. The art...

A Closer Look Into the New Chapel

A Closer Look Into the New Chapel

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Student News, Top Stories

This year,  students came back to school to find that many renovations had taken place over the summer. One of the biggest changes was the complete remodel of the school chapel on the second floor. Orchestrated by Mrs. Mann and several teachers, the once dark and cramped room is now light and a...

History of Blue Gold

History of Blue Gold

Jennifer C. '21, Reporter

May 12, 2018


Filed under A&E, Spirituality & Service

Blue-Gold Week at Padua Academy has just ended. Even though there were multiple fun activities that took place, including bingo, the bake sale, and a raffle, the true meaning behind the Blue Gold Club may still be unknown to some. Blue-Gold was originally a football game inspired by the founders of the DFRC, D...

Padua Community Gathers to Remember Father Nicholas Waseline

Padua Community Gathers to Remember Father Nicholas Waseline

Stella W. '19, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under People, Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Father Nicholas Waseline of St. Anthony of Padua Parish passed away at around 9:00 am on April 18th at the age of 67, after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. On April 20th, Padua students gathered in the gymnasium to commemorate and honor a life of service to the Catholic Church and faith. ...

Stations of the Cross: Photo Gallery

Stations of the Cross: Photo Gallery

Stella W. '19, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Spirituality & Service

On March 28th, students gathered in the cafeteria to take part in the Stations of the Cross service in preparation for Easter. The last day before spring break, spirits were undoubtedly high. Led by Cassidy, a junior, a number of students read passages relating to each station of the cross, followed...

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