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‘A Whole New World’ replaces ADL’s ‘World of Difference’

By Jordan White

October 21, 2010

Filed under Religion

ADL workshops are no longer presented to the freshman class this year.  "A Whole New World" is the new program that replaces ADL's "A World of Difference" at NDP.  The school is no longer affiliated with ADL - the national...

Theology Department revises curriculum

By Jordan White

September 12, 2010

Filed under Religion, Uncategorized

NDP is ahead of most Catholic schools in revising theology curriculum in accordance with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, according to Mrs. Barbara Stanley, department chair.  The USCCB has a curriculum it wants Catholi...

New Christian Service form includes ESLR questions

By Maddie Stevens

September 3, 2010

Filed under Religion

Sister Yolanda Mendoza is introducing a new Christian Service form for the 2010-2011 school year. This form is similar to the old one, but it has questions that relate to the ESLRs. NDP's campus minister said that students mu...

Pope names new auxiliary bishop

By David Wynne

May 18, 2010

Filed under Religion

   Pope Benedict XVI appointed Rev. Eduardo Alanis Nevares to be the first Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix on Monday, May 11.    Nevares, age 56, was born in San Antonio, Texas. He was ordained to priesthood...

CDA appeal raises $1,300

By Jordan White

May 6, 2010

Filed under Religion

  The Social Studies defeated Theology in the two department's competition to collect money for the “Chapel for Change,” a school-wide collection to raise money for the diocesan Charity and Development Appeal.    ...

Stations of the Cross concludes campus Lenten journey

By Taylor Petersen

March 25, 2010

Filed under Religion

  NDP Saints' culiminated Lenten activity with the Stations of the Cross on Wednesday, March 31, before a five-day recess to celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 4.       The 40 days prior to this holy day are what Christians...

Senior retreat: ‘It felt like we were all family’

By Jordan White

March 16, 2010

Filed under Religion

   “Faith, Hope and Love” was the theme of the 2010 senior retreat,  an overnighter on two different dates at Lake Pleasant Desert Outdoor Center, Feb. 28-March 1 and March 7-8.    With half of the seniors attending...

Bring-It to meet with baseball, basketball pros

By David Wynne

March 15, 2010

Filed under Religion

  The Bring-It club will be talking with a Major League Baseball pitcher and a well-known collegiate basketball coach in March.    Father Michael Goodyear has set up the father-son activities to build relationships as well as to gi...

Two theology electives dropped as department undergoes changes

By Ryne Moore

March 2, 2010

Filed under Religion

   The Theology Department will be going through some major changes over the next year, including dropping both Christian Lifestyles and Marriage electives.    The Catholic Diocese of Phoenix has directed all Catholic schools,...

New Catholic radio station in Valley

By David Wynne

January 20, 2010

Filed under Religion

The Diocese of Phoenix, which NDP is a part of, is actively growing. A Catholic radio station is now on AM radio and a new youth center is being built at St. Bernard of Clairvaux in Scottsdale.    Beginning last month, residents...

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