Principal's Blog

March 31, 2019

On Monday, March 18, our parish Knights of Columbus council hosted a special event which paid tribute to the community heroes within the local boundaries of Baltimore and Howard counties.  As principal, I was honored to offer a few remarks in honor of one of the recipi...

March 25, 2019

Each Friday at 9:00am, our school gathers within our church home and celebrates the miraculous gift of the Eucharist. Our weekly Mass begins with a recitation of a decade of prayers for the Holy Rosary. This Eucharistic celebration is a wonderful way to praise our Lord...

March 17, 2019

Dr. Maya Angelou once said, “When you know better, you do better.” In many ways, this simple belief sustains the precept of our Catholic school program. Accordingly, my faculty and I view everything we do for and with our students as teachable moments. These moments al...

March 10, 2019

At St. Agnes, we use the vehicle of education as a means in which to teach our students how to seek out those moments which require leadership in service to others. Teaching our young people to do all they do for the Greater Glory of God (Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam) repres...

March 4, 2019

As a child growing up in the 1970’s and 80’s, you would be hard pressed to find a radio station that wasn’t playing the band out of California named The Eagles.  This talented group of musicians blended a soulful sound of soft rock and country music. I suppose the musi...

February 23, 2019

One of the wonderful joys of February is the celebration of Black History Month. We use the second month of the year to offer our community a special occasion in which to celebrate the unique, and sometimes overlooked treasures in the annals of our country’s history. O...

February 17, 2019

On February 2 in a small Pennsylvania town, the mid-point between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox is annually celebrated in a joyous, albeit peculiar custom. Auspiciously, Punxsutawney, PA. is best known for a member of the squirrel family known simply as Ph...

February 10, 2019

I often wonder when the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) decided on the time of the school year in which to hold Catholic Schools Week, if they had forgotten about “old man winter”. As most teachers and principals can attest, nary a year has passed by w...

February 2, 2019

This week, St. Agnes, like the other 6,531 Catholic schools around the country, devoted a week of time to commemorate the unique and distinctive spirit of our communities.  This tribute began in 1974 and is prominently known as Catholic Schools Week. 

The blessing...

January 28, 2019

Last Monday, our nation celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A seminal moment in the life of this extraordinary American came on March 25, 1965 when Rev. King and a crowd of 25,000 marched 54 miles from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in support o...

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