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From St. Pius X

St. Pius X High School

Houston Schools August 12, 2013 at 6:03 pm

St. Pius X High School educates approximately 650 young men and women in the Dominican tradition.  The Dominican Sisters, a Catholic women’s group, founded St. Pius X High School in 1956 as part of Bishop Wendelin Nold’s campaign to form new high schools in Houston.  50 years prior to St.Read More

St. Thomas High School

St. Thomas High School

Houston Schools August 12, 2013 at 10:31 am

Three priests from the Congregation of St. Basil founded the school, then named St. Thomas College, in 1900 in an unused building of the Franciscan Monastery in downtown Houston.  That first location in a warehouse was temporary as the school quickly moved to a location on Main Street in 1903. Read More

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Strake Jesuit College Preparatory

Houston Schools August 6, 2013 at 6:32 pm

Father Michel F. Kennelly of the Jesuit Fathers of New Orleans Province founded Strake Jesuit in 1960 on land donated by the Strake family in what is now the Greater Sharpstown area.  The school’s first class of freshman boys matriculated in 1961.  Although it remains at its original location, theRead More

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Incarnate Word Academy

Houston Schools July 23, 2013 at 1:50 pm

The Congregation of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament (CVI) founded the Incarnate Word Academy (IWA), a girl’s college preparatory school, in November of 1873.  Although the building has changed, the school remains at its original location at 609 Crawford Street.  IWA is accredited by Southern AssociationRead More

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Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart

Houston Schools July 18, 2013 at 8:46 pm

Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart was founded in 1960 as part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  The school derives its name from Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, a Catholic nun, French saint, and founder of the first houses of the Society of the Sacred Heart in America.  DuchesneRead More

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St. Theresa Catholic School

Houston Schools July 17, 2013 at 5:20 pm

Bishop C. E. Byrne of the Galveston-Houston Catholic Diocese blessed St. Theresa Catholic Church and School on August 10, 1947. In February 1948, after dedication, students in grades one through eight began taking classes under The Sisters of the Incarnate Word. Today, the school consists of 200 students in Pre-KRead More

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St. Michael Catholic School

Houston Schools July 11, 2013 at 8:16 pm

St. Michael Catholic School is a parochial school located in the Galleria area of Houston serving approximately 450 co-ed students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.  St. Michael was established in 1954 by St. Michael Catholic Church and is affiliated with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The school serves to “integrate faithRead More

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The Regis School of the Sacred Heart

Houston Schools July 3, 2013 at 7:24 pm

The Regis School of the Sacred Heart was founded in 1991 after approval by Bishop Joseph A. Fiorenza. Three Catholic families associated with Regis’ sister school, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, formed a corporation in the fall of 1990 called The Catholic Elementary School for Boys. After approval, thisRead More

St. Agnes Academy

St. Agnes Academy

Houston Schools July 2, 2013 at 11:33 pm

The Prioress of the Dominican Sisters of Houston, Mother Pauline Gannon, founded St. Agnes Academy in 1905 and welcomed its first students in 1906.  Originally located in modern Midtown Houston, the school relocated to its current location in Sharpstown in 1963.  St. Agnes originally provided 12 years of education andRead More