Former Seeds of Hope Recipient Gives Back

Ray Young is a long-time friend of Seeds of Hope. Some readers may remember him from the multiple times he spoke at Seeds of Hope events. Since his time as a student in the Archdiocese of Denver, Ray has grown into an even more devoted young man on a mission to give back and share…

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St. John the Baptist Student Learns English and Excels

Young Ariel started her educational career speaking almost no English; her parents are first-generation immigrants from Mexico. The family chose to send their children to the local public school where Ariel was placed in a transitional Spanish classroom. It wasn’t long, though, before Ariel’s parents became disturbed by the frightening behavior and activity that they…

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One “Yes” to Catholic Education Converts Many

Emily was only in first grade when she told her grandparents that she wanted to be baptized. An eighth grader at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic STEM School, Emily is a shining example of the impact that Catholic education can have on individuals, their families, and their communities. Emily’s grandparents wanted her to have the…

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Teacher marks 46 years in Denver Catholic schools

Maureen Kraus has been teaching in Denver Catholic schools for 46 years. She began her teaching career at St. Bernadette’s, where she stayed for 13 years. She then moved to Shrine of St. Anne Catholic school, where she remains to this day, teaching 6th grade. Kraus was never a stranger to the Catholic school system.…

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