But is a Catholic school really just an excellent public school? Is that all Catholic education now amounts to—secular success?Paul Krause
As St. Mark parishioners know, we have for some time been pondering the future direction of the parish, and one possibility that has come to the fore is to build a school on our campus. And not just a Catholic school, but a classical Catholic school.
Why are we considering this? Are we just jumping on the bandwagon of the latest boutique trend? Not at all. Rather, we recognize that there is a deeper and more lasting purpose behind education that has sadly gone missing, not just from public schools, but even from many of our Catholic schools.
The article by Paul Krause in Crisis Magazine (linked below) expresses the concerns of parents and students that something crucial has gone missing from contemporary Catholic schooling and points us in a better direction.