The Dispatch

Viva Cristo Rey!

January 3, 2018 George Weigel 4

While many Catholic schools are closing because of decreasing enrollments and financial pressures; the Cristo Rey network is opening new schools. […]


Forever Young?

October 10, 2017 Joseph Kremers 6

Senator Ben Sasse’s The Vanishing American Adult calls for parents to wake up, “get a spine”, and reestablish an ordered path to a healthy adulthood. But can […]


Education and Civilization

August 7, 2017 James Kalb 11

Education is preparation for life. We are social, so its purpose is to prepare us for a good life in community. It affects the whole man, inculcates community ideals, and builds on what we already […]

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The summer reading list

June 28, 2017 George Weigel 6

I recently met the good people of St. Benedict Elementary School in South Natick, Massachusetts, which offers classical Catholic education to some very fortunate youngsters. The extensive summer reading lists the school suggests to those […]