A 2016 report by the Oregon Community Foundation, which promotes effective philanthropy, found that the number of Latinos in the state has increased by 72 percent since 2000. According to the archdiocesan Office of Hispanic Ministry, around 50 percent of western Oregon’s Catholics are Hispanic.
Trump was joined by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, and Florida Gov. Rick Scott in a tour of the school that started with a visit to a fourth-grade class. During a roundtable discussion, the president heard from parents, teachers and students about the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program.
Parents, parishioners and school staff will have an opportunity to meet the three finalists for superintendent of the new Catholic Community Schools system on Tuesday, March 7, at St. Augustine Church in St. Cloud.
An estimated 12,000 students, teachers and staff of Catholic schools filled a baseball park in downtown St. Paul Sept. 22 for the first all-school Mass of the Holy Spirit in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.